Hearst CT papers seek a real estate reporter
Hearst Connecticut Media Group’s team of journalists covers communities in Fairfield and New Haven Counties and beyond, serving readers across platforms, including our sites, newsletters, social media accounts and more for eight daily and 13 weekly newspapers.
We’re looking for an enterprising, audience-focused and collaborative reporter to join HCMG’s business team at a time when we’re growing digital subscriptions.
This reporter would cover all aspects of local real estate through a consumer lens, strong human interest stories, trends in cost of living, the evolution of the local retail and more.
Duties and responsibilities:
Works collaboratively with editors, other reporters, photographers and audience team members to tell impactful stories across platforms that engage and retain local subscribers and other readers
Reports and writes quickly and effectively to break news online and follows up when appropriate with more in-depth enterprise pieces
Demonstrates a comfort level with analyzing and interpreting metrics and uses them to inform coverage decisions in real-time and the long-term
Effectively shoots and edits photos and video to accompany stories and is able to live tweet or go live on Facebook when it’s warranted for bigger breaking stories
Experience writing or editing at a newspaper, news website or magazine
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in journalism, English, communications or related field preferred
Demonstrated success working in a deadline-driven environment
Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks
Ability to speak a second language like Spanish a plus
Valid driver’s license and a working vehicle are required for this position
To apply, go here.