Albuquerque Business First seeks retail/real estate reporter
Albuquerque Business First is looking for an ambitious and social-media-savvy scoophound who will thrive in our breaking news culture. That person will join an award-winning staff that’s constantly experimenting with new ways to engage readers. This person will cover real estate and retail. These are two of our most highly-read beats, and our audience expects to read must-know real estate and retail news from us first.
This person must be able to quickly establish themselves as a go-to source for business news on their assigned beats, own those beats and become an expert in them. They must own their audience, by every measure. They’ll marry traditional reporting techniques with digital and social media newsgathering and publishing. They’ll contribute multiple daily stories on their beat and long-form pieces for the weekly edition. They’ll have an unparalleled ability to identify companies and business leaders who are or will become newsmakers.
Exceptional source development and news judgment Polished business writing Demonstrated experience breaking news online Ability to work independently and remotely Strong analytical and investigative abilities Demonstrated success using social media as a newsgathering tool Ability to shoot photos and video
Minimum two years journalism experience with proven ability to write and report.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
To apply, send clips, a resume and a cover letter to editor Rachel Sams at firstname.lastname@example.org.