Business Reporter

Dayton Business Journal, Dayton, Ohio

Date Posted July 23, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable


The Dayton Business Journal is looking for a full-time business reporter. 

This tenacious reporter will be able to marry strong traditional journalism skills – source building, sharp news judgment, interviewing prowess, strong analytical and investigative reporting, clear writing, document use – with online and social media know-how. Whatever the platform, this reporter will produce content that is accompanied by perspective and context for a vibrant audience of business owners, executives and professionals in the Dayton region, one of Ohio’s fastest-growing economies with the most affordable cost of living.

The reporter should be experienced in beat development, knowledgeable on the various types of public records and eager to get to know ? and be known by ? the movers and shakers across several industries. 


Our reporters are competitive, collaborative and curious. He or she is expected to contribute both short- and long-form stories to our news products online, in email, on mobile and in print. Specifically, reporters are expected to own every important story on their beat(s); use networking events, social media platforms and other community-building outlets to expand and fortify their source base and audience; work collaboratively with other newsroom staffers to maximize impact and accessibility of stories reported; and meet or exceed goals related to audience engagement. Also, scoops matter. A lot. 




B.A. journalism or equivalent work experience

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and links to clips that best show enterprising and scoop reporting to Caleb Stephens, editor in chief, at

The Business Journals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law.

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