Memphis Biz Journals seeks reporter
We are seeking an energetic reporter to cover the commercial real estate and transportation and logistics industries. We rarely get beat on real estate stories, and we are looking for a reporter who can continue that level of coverage without interruption. Logistics, too, is a key beat in the Memphis market that is anchored by the headquarters of FedEx Corp.
Daily reports should be out front of any other media, and include all the tools of today’s ACBJ reporters, using social media and networking to further beat coverage.
Proven ability in reporting and writing Ability to work independently and remotely Ability to break news and to identify newsworthy events and sources Strong analytical and investigative interviewing skills Ability to relate comfortably to a wide range of people, in person and online, and to develop sources and audience Competitive, collaborative, curious Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure Ability to leverage relationships with sources to deliver content that differentiates the organization from competitors.
Minimum of 2 years of journalism experience; Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience; knowledge of business a plus. Experience with using social media to source and promote content also a plus.
Bill Wellborn, Editor
80 Monroe Avenue, Suite 600, Memphis, TN 38103