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Company: NOLA Media Group
Position:
Lead Business Reporter
Location:
Louisiana
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 23, 2013
Job ID: 1517494

Description:

In this role, you'll showcase your business reporting acumen and leadership ability in a state-of-the-art digital newsroom in one of the most vibrant news cities in the world. As the Lead Business Reporter in our New Orleans hub, you will both report on the New Orleans business community and help direct the efforts of three other full-time business reporters whose work is published online at NOLA.com and in print in The Times-Picayune. If you have the drive to break news, the ambition to develop investigative and enterprise journalism, the willingness to engage readers and create communities around your coverage, and the entrepreneurial spirit to cover business in innovative ways, then consider joining the award-winning news team of NOLA.com
The Times-Picayune.

To be a good fit for the Lead Business Reporter opportunity, you will have:
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of journalism experience in a newspaper or online newsroom, with proven business reporting and writing ability
  • Editing experience preferred but not required
  • Experience building, maintaining and engaging an active online audience
  • The ability to work under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
  • Experience with search engine optimization practices
  • Experience taking photos as well as recording audio and video, with the ability to edit
  • Click the "Apply" button for further details...
NOLA Media Group is a digitally-focused news organization encompassing all content, marketing and sales operations for NOLA.com and The Times-Picayune. By bringing together the quality journalism and in-depth coverage of The Times-Picayune with the up-to-the-minute information of NOLA.com, we are ensuring the communities we serve have 24/7 access to what's happening locally and around the world.

NOLA Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.

NOLA Media Group endeavors to make NOLA.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact thawkins@dtoolbox.com.
 

 

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