The Memphis Commercial Appeal is seeking a business reporter to cover FedEx, the logistics industry, tourism and the economy.
The successful candidate will break news daily in those areas, with a sharp focus on the players that drive innovation and change in the Memphis business community. The reporter who joins our award-winning team should have video and social media expertise, and a passion for storytelling.
The ideal candidate produces smart, context-filled stories and other content on tight deadlines and understands the difference in writing for various platforms. This position requires a versatile journalist equally skilled in building and working sources on breaking news stories as well as developing and reporting trend stories and enterprise pieces.
The successful candidate will:
Bring a digital mindset to the beat, using social media savvy to bring news to readers where they are. That means employing real-time metrics to respond
to audience demand and reader interest.
Use live video to spotlight breaking news and high-interest events.
Provide thoughtful analysis of complex issues, and produce watchdog journalism that leads to change.
Act as a public ambassador through community outreach and connect with readers through social media platforms.
To apply, go here.