Dallas Business Journal seeks a real estate reporter
The Dallas Business Journal is looking for a reporter who can 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 Metroplex.
Specifically, this reporter will cover real estate, producing everything from scoops about important commercial and residential real estate deals, expansions and relocations, to coverage of important real estate events, trends and major real estate executives — essentially adding a face and a personality to the story.
A good Business Journal reporter is editor of his or her own beat coverage, and is easily able to assess what merits a story, an in-depth investigation or just a brief.
A Business journal reporter is 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.
To apply, send clips, a resume and a cover letter explaining how you’d cover the beat to Beth Hunt, director of editorial recruiting and development, at firstname.lastname@example.org.