Money reporter

South Florida Business Journal, Miami, Florida

Date PostedApril 09, 2018
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
SpecialtyBusiness/Technology
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNegotiable
Websitehttp://SouthFloridaBusinessJournal.com
Description:

South Florida Business Journal, the award-winning business news leader, is looking for a Money reporter.

As a reporter in one of the hottest markets in the country, you will be responsible for quality coverage across all platforms. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic reporter to establish himself/herself as the go-to source on banking, personal wealth and finance, private equity and insurance.

Our reporters must marry strong traditional journalism skills — source building, sharp interviewing techniques, strong analytical and investigative reporting skills, clear writing, document use — with online and social media know-how.  

A Business Journal reporter is widely recognized as the community’s foremost authority on their assigned beat. Our reporters are expected to own their beats by breaking important hard news online, using print and video to tell the story behind the headlines and providing deeper analysis of newsworthy events. 

Duties:

· Produce compelling, high-impact breaking news and enterprise rich in perspective and context.

· Own the beat audience and conversation.

· Build source network relentlessly.

· Work collaboratively with editors, photographers, designers and others to maximize the impact of stories reported.

Skills:

· Ability to work independently and remotely.

· Break news and identify newsworthy events and sources.

· Strong writing, analytical and investigative interviewing skills.

· Work under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately.

· Experience with using social media to source and promote content.

· Understanding all platforms including print, mobile and online.

Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

· Minimum two years of journalism experience with proven ability in reporting and writing.

· Knowledge of South Florida market preferred.

· Spanish fluency preferred.

About the company: The South Florida Business Journal is owned by American City Business Journals, a unit of Advance Publications Inc., which operates Conde Nast Magazines, Parade magazine, Fairchild Publications, the Golf Digest companies, Newhouse Newspapers and cable television interests.

The Business Journal caters directly to leaders in one of the most dynamic regions and diverse economies in the U.S. Business leaders look to the Business Journal for local news and connections. The Business Journals’ digital network outranks wsj.com, nytimes.com and forbes.com with senior management, C-level executives and influencers.  We are growing in subscribers, readers, digital audience, e-news products and event attendees. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, we invite you to apply.

Please send your resume and cover letter to Editor-in-Chief Mel Meléndez at mmelendez@bizjournals.com.


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