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Florida business newspaper seeks two reporters

August 8, 2016

Posted by Chris Roush

Business ObserverSick of the daily grind? Us too. But just because we’re a weekly doesn’t mean we’re not always churning out content. Whether it’s for the web or print, the pace is fast, the stories are fun and the pay is competitive here at the Business Observer. And, did we mention we’re growing?

Control your schedule, pursue fun projects and stories and write about great entrepreneurs, companies, industries and business trends. Plus, show readers you own your beat with daily posts to our award-winning website.

If you are a magazine-style writer who loves business writing and has experience, we want you.

We write intelligent stories for C-suite readers. In addition to following the latest business news in the area, our print stories go deeper to explain trends, strategies and how business leaders are finding success in their industry. Our readers turn to us to learn lessons and find out who’s doing what from Tampa to Naples.

To write for CEOs you need to think like one, and you need to know what they care about most. In fact, that’s our in-house motto: “Boss needs to know.” This means a superstar applicant will have experience in business journalism.

We currently have openings for two business reporters: One will cover the Tampa Bay area (Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough); the other will cover Lee and Collier counties.

Before applying, do your homework. Visit to learn more about who we are and what we do. Scroll down to the “featured stories” section.

If you feel you can write these kinds of stories with clarity, wit and expertise, prove it in an email that inspires us to pick up the phone. Accompanying it should be a resume and 3-5 clips of your best work. Send it to Executive Editor Kat Hughes at  Please put “Business Reporter” in the subject line.

No phone calls, please.

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