Daily Journal of Commerce Oregon seeks a real estate and development reporter

May 25, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

The Daily Journal of Commerce, Oregon’s construction authority for 150 years, is seeking a creative and informative Multimedia Real Estate and Development Reporter to join our team.

What skills does the job require?

  • A degree in journalism, communications, or other relevant discipline.
  • Natural curiosity. Do you ask more questions than a 5 year old?
  • At least three years of experience covering business or economic issues, preferably in Oregon.
  • Experience reporting on policy and trend topics, as well as using data and trends to write stories and publish multimedia elements.
  • The ability to work comfortably and cooperatively in team environment.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • The capacity to learn new subjects and adapt quickly to changing business needs.
  • The ability to travel easily and efficiently around the state.

What will you be Responsible for?

  • Daily stories covering:
    • Construction, development and real estate stories relevant to the Oregon industries.
    • Economic development issues and construction bidding activity across the state.
    • Transportation issues, including public transit, airports and highways.
    • Other subjects and industries as necessary.
  • Contributing to all the DJC features, including event profiles, special reports and supplements. You will also work collaboratively with other DJC editorial staff members, sharing knowledge and expertise in a collaborative environment.
  • Uncovering the latest commercial building projects and emerging real estate development trends around the region.
  • Representing the DJC at industry conferences, make media appearances and serve on panels focused on topics relevant to his or her coverage areas.
  • Providing multimedia content for djcOregon.com, including but not limited to a weekly news-style video news wrap-up, video interviews and other audio/visual formats.

What does The Daily Journal of Commerce offer?

  • A generous compensation plan. When you win, we win!
  • A competitive benefits package that includes health, vision, dental, life, short- and long-term disability coverages
  • 401K with a company match
  • Growth opportunities to build your career

To apply, go here.

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