Crain’s New York seeks a tech reporter

September 4, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Crain’s New York Business, an award-winning publication that covers power, money and property in New York City, is hiring a technology reporter.

Crain’s is looking for an ambitious, creative, experienced journalist who will join the team with knowledge of and sources within the major players who make up New York’s tech scene. The reporter will be able to identify up-and-comers in the sector who are securing high-level funding and be able to tell their stories. The tech reporter will need to be able to put complex terminology and policies affecting the city’s and the state’s business communities into laymen’s terms.

Because so many beats overlap with technology (health tech, fintech, proptech), the tech reporter should be a team player willing to contribute ideas and information to their colleagues on the news desk.

The ideal candidate will have experience pitching daily stories on either funding rounds, earnings reports, emerging industries or city/state/federal policies. The candidate also will have experience writing company profiles, conducting interviews with high-level individuals and writing long-form articles about how specific policies affect how New York does business.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pitching and writing daily news stories
  • Covering breaking news
  • Fact-checking and research using various databases
  • Writing in-depth features
  • Identifying trends that could make for interesting industry events and panel discussions
  • Keeping tabs on the calendar of events for major happenings within the tech sector


  • Sources within New York’s tech industry
  • A deep knowledge of New York’s tech regulations and policies
  • Experience meeting daily deadlines
  • Experience writing interesting feature articles in a conversational way
  • A voracious news diet and appetite for New York City politics, technology, real estate and small business
  • Prior knowledge of web publishing and using a content management system

To apply, go here.

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