Louisville Business First is looking for an ambitious and digitally savvy reporter who will thrive in our breaking news culture. We’re looking for someone who can follow the money, tell great stories and be entrepreneurial on the beat. We want a reporter who sources relentlessly, wants scoops, gets exclusives, and can tell readers what it means on all of our platforms: web, social media, video and print.
This person will have the chops to quickly establish themselves as a go-to source for business news on assigned beats, own those beats and become an expert in them. They must own their audience, by every measure. They’ll marry traditional reporting techniques with digital and social media news gathering and publishing. They’ll contribute multiple daily stories on the beat and long-form pieces for the weekly edition. They’ll have an unparalleled ability to identify companies and business leaders who are or will become newsmakers.
Exceptional source development and news judgment. Ability to work under deadline pressure and prioritize tasks appropriately. Polished business writing. Demonstrated experience breaking news online. Ability to work independently and remotely. Strong analytical and investigative abilities. Demonstrated success using social media as a news gathering tool. Ability to shoot photos and video.
Interested candidates send resume and examples of writing to Editor Lisa Benson, email@example.com.