Daily Memphian seeks a business reporter

February 9, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Called “One of the best local news sites in the country” by Politico, The Daily Memphian is looking for a versatile reporter who can deliver breaking news, quick turn-around features and longer-range enterprise stories on businesses in the area, including local small businesses, business leaders, and some of the most prominent businesses in the nation: FedEx, International Paper and AutoZone. The business reporter must be able to cultivate sources within these companies and deliver exclusive breaking news, informative features and must-read interviews with top-ranked executives. You must be able to spot trends, connect dots and write deep-dive stories about the area’s business community.

Read more about The Daily Memphian here:

  • “One of the best local news sites in the country.” – Politico
  • “Driving a shift in the digital media business.” – The New York Times
  • “In Memphis, a lab experiment for local news.” – The Atlantic
  • “Ghost papers and news deserts: Will America ever get its local news back?” – The Washington Post
  • “The Daily Memphian’s model demands attention.” – NiemanLab at Harvard
  • “Digital startups with strong financial backing are hitting key targets” – The Poynter Institute
  • “Reviving Local Media: The innovations helping publishers thrive in the age of digital” – Forbes
  • “Startups are pushing back against the rise of ‘news deserts’ and the pitfalls facing local journalism” – CNN: Reliable Sources Podcast

If you want to join our team, send a one-page cover letter explaining why you are the best candidate for the position you are interested in, along with your resume, to Eric Barnes, CEO, at jobs@dailymemphian.com.

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