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Denver Post seeks a business reporter

September 9, 2021

Posted by Chris Roush

The Denver Post, which is part of the MediaNews Group, seeks a business reporter.

About the job

  • Develop news sources and look for and create news story ideas in coordination with assignment editor
  • Research, observe surroundings and conduct interviews over the telephone and in person to gather pertinent information for news stories.
  • interact with colleagues in a professional manner.
  • Organize information and write an accurate, clear, interesting and grammatically correct story while meeting deadlines. Produce stories of varying complexity and form.
  • Seek out and report news for immediate publication on the Post’s digital platforms or for print publications.
  • Discuss story formulation with editors and edit or rewrite stories, as necessary.
  • Develop sources and check with them on a regular basis to break exclusive news.
  • Use digital tools and social media to report and promote Denver Post material.
  • Understand and implement SEO techniques to ensure content reaches largest online audience. Stay abreast of latest trends.
  • Create and curate content for a dynamic web presence.
  • Request appropriate photos, video and graphics for stories; work closely with visual journalists to provide clear explanations of assignments. Shoot photos and videos when necessary and transmit them promptly for digital publication.

Physical Working Conditions

  • Stand 25%, walk 25%, sit 25%, drive 25% of shift
  • Enter stories on various systems, including laptop and desktop computers and handheld devices approximately 50% of shift.
  • Travel to and meet with individuals on the scene.
  • Take notes while interviewing news sources (both over the telephone and in person)


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Basic photo and video skills.
  • Basic understanding of standard curation techniques
  • Demonstrated proficiency with social media tools
  • Strong reporting and writing skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work quickly to meet deadlines
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle to travel to report events
  • Prior newspaper experience preferred.

To apply, go here.

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