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Bisnow seeks a Chicago freelance reporter

March 20, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

We are seeking a high-energy, collaborative and news-obsessed individual to join our growing editorial team! The perfect fit for this position will quickly master the Bisnow editorial process, can maintain and build relationships and will keep up with our fast-paced, high-pressure environment. This position must sit in Chicago remotely, office optional. The Chicago Freelance Reporter must attend all Chicago based events. (Typically 2 per month.)


  • Writing roughly six articles a week of varying lengths and types, and producing daily morning briefs
  • Covering breaking news and deeper enterprise reporting in Chicago’s commercial real estate industry
  • Working a beat, traveling around Chicagoland covering the latest trends, personalities and news related to the commercial real estate industry
  • Infiltrating the CRE industry turning arcane data into useful and entertaining information while maintaining personal relationships with lots of leads and sources
  • Having an intimate knowledge of Chicago’s CRE business knowing where the major players are located, what deals they are responsible for and what events they attend
  • Working with the global news teams on major projects and national series
  • Working with a local team of event producers and sales representatives to assist in the content of events


  • Digital experience and ideally at least two years of experience in business journalism
  • The personality of a self-starter and must be a thoughtful and articulate writer who is interested in building his or her voice and journalistic brand on
  • A commitment to seeking diverse stories and sourcing
  • Must have ability to travel around the Chicago area, and must have availability to attend/cover Bisnow-hosted events

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