Modern Retail seeks a reporter

May 14, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

Modern Retail, Digiday Media’s retail-focused digital publication, is looking for an enterprising journalist to chronicle the reinvention of the retail industry and the ways technology has upended traditional retail business models.

They will help shape Modern Retail’s coverage by identifying emerging industry trends, keeping tabs on noteworthy digitally native startups and reporting on the evolving strategies of retail behemoths like Walmart. This position requires at least two years of past journalism experience.

Responsibilities include:
– Write three to four reported stories every week about the transformation of retail that either break news or provide exclusive analysis
– Write recurring feature-length stories
– Build a growing rolodex of insider sources
– Participate and help lead Modern Retail editorial events
– Be a front-facing member of the Modern Retail team
– Help shape Modern Retail’s coverage

– Two to five years of professional business journalism and writing experience.
– A willingness to pick up the phone and cultivate a network of sources in the industry
– An interest in retail, e-commerce and the trends that drive this industry

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume as well as links to past business journalism clips to cale@modernretail.co.

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