Quad-City Times seeks a business reporter
The Quad-City Times is looking for a business reporter who can produce smart, lively writing about the people, places, policy and trends of business and industry in southeastern Iowa and western Illinois.
Our ideal candidate will not only report, but explain, analyze and spotlight the Quad-Cities business scene. The bi-state area includes Fortune 500 corporations like John Deere, Kraft, Sterlite, Purina and Arconic; the Rock Island Arsenal, a major military installation; and a wealth of companies focused on manufacturing, ag, logistics, retail, tech and hospitality sectors.
This position also will support Insight, the business journal of the Quad-Cities, a quarterly publication targeted to C-Suite and decision-makers in the Quad-Cities area, a market with about 475,000 residents.
Previous journalism experience at a daily is preferred.
Our audience is growing, and we need a smart thinker and a clean writer to work under an experienced team of editors. The newsroom has a good mix of veterans and up-and-coming reporters and is a dynamic place to work. We’re a digital-first newsroom in a highly competitive news market, so urgency and tech savviness are important traits. To apply, please include a resume and cover letter and at least five work samples.
To apply, go here.