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Company: Crain Communications
Job Status:  Not Specified
Ad Expires: 
May 2, 2013
Job ID: 1480479


Reporter – Waste & Recycling News

Waste & Recycling News, Crain Communications’ premier business newspaper for environmental professionals in the recycling, solid-waste and sustainability industries, is seeking a smart, talented, jack-of-all-trades reporter/journalist to join our team.


The ideal candidate will not only cover news in our fascinating and important industry but embrace the role of modern journalist on a small and flexible editorial team. This person will take a beat and run with it by building a deep list of contacts and sources, learning trends, building an expertise in our industry and developing industry analysis.



The core abilities to report, write, interview, make deadlines, learn, understand and develop story ideas are crucial.


The ideal candidate will mix those old-school journalism foundations with modern story-telling and news-sharing tools and technologies, including photos, video, blogging, social media and more.


He or she will also be eager to jump in and lay out a printed page, post a blog item or news story online or live-Tweet an event. We are a small and talented staff and thrive on flexibility and the excitement of using multiple tools to report the news in the 21st century. A collaborative spirit is required.


The ideal candidate has:
• At least two years of reporting and writing experience;
• Solid news judgment;
• An understanding of business journalism;
• Ability to meet daily and weekly deadlines;
• Experience nurturing and covering a beat;
• Ability to develop sources;
• A track record of breaking news and thoughtful analysis;

• Video shooting/editing experience;

• Page design and layout experience;

• A fluency in current and emerging social media.


Please include a cover letter, resume and clips for consideration.


About Crain Communications Inc - An industry leader, Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 30 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. The company’s 850 employees in 11 locations produce exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research and data products to help its millions of readers and clients succeed.The company’s website is

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