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Puget Sound Biz Journal seeks tech/innovation reporter

October 28, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Puget Sound Business Journal is looking for a reporter to cover technology.

Specifically, this reporter will cover Seattle’s technology and innovation economy, producing everything from scoops about established companies, startups and entrepreneurs, to sophisticated analysis of the issues that affect the industry, to savvy, important coverage of the executives, ideas and characters who make it go.

The audience for this reporter runs from start-up executives to long-tenured CEOs, executives at every level in between, and everyone who wants to know and/or do business with them. The focus is mid-market companies.

In this role, you will be expected to contribute both short- and long-form stories to the Journal’s news products online, in email and in print. Specifically, reporters are expected to own every important story on their beat(s); use networking events, social media platforms and other community-building outlets.


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism
  • 1-3 years of reporting experience
  • Proven excellence in reporting and writing
  • Desire and ability to break news and to identify newsworthy events and sources
  • Strong analytical and investigative-interviewing skills
  • Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story structure
  • Multimedia skills, including video, photos, broadcast, on-camera, helpful
  • Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience
  • Knowledge of business principles essential



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