Reporter – Milwaukee area

BizTimes Media

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Date Posted July 12, 2022
Industry Magazines / Publishing
Specialty Business/Technology
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.biztimes.com

Description:

BizTimes Media (BizTimes Milwaukee & BizTimes.com), an award-winning media company that covers the southeastern Wisconsin business community, is seeking an experienced, dynamic, self-starting reporter.

Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Complete general assignment business news reporting for the website and magazine.
  • Shoot photos for print and online stories.
  • Develop network of sources and stay in touch with them to generate stories.
  • Frequently use public records to find news stories.
  • Leverage social media to promote stories and build network.

Minimum skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism.
  • Minimum of one year of print and/or online journalism experience.
  • Enterprise reporting skills demonstrating an ability to break news.
  • Proven ability to write clearly and accurately, and meet deadlines on multiple platforms.
  • Good news judgment and research habits.
  • Basic photography skills.
  • Familiar and comfortable with social media.
  • Must be a team player who will collaborate with our five-person newsroom.

Compensation & Benefits

BizTimes Media, established in 1995, offers a competitive wage and benefits package and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization—a profitable, well established publishing leader.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and three writing samples (ideally, links to published work, but PDF attachments will also be accepted) to Andrew Weiland at andrew.weiland@biztimes.com.

Due to the high volume of applicants expected, we will respond directly to candidates we wish to interview.
 

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.