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The Rochester Post Bulletin seeks a business reporter

March 8, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

The Rochester (Minnesota) Post Bulletin seeks an assertive, curious, creative and talented candidate to fill a reporting position on our business team. The position is focused on the restaurant, retail and real estate sectors. This job demands a strong storyteller who is able to find and tell stories within the topic area – an area that attracts high readership. A degree in journalism or a related field is required. Some professional experience is preferred, but not required. Besides reporting, this position requires a modest level of photo/video skill and could grow to include work on other platforms, such as podcasting. This is a good position for a young journalist with ambition!

Send questions to Jeff Pieters, editor, at or call 507-285-7748.


A reporter is responsible for producing engaging, relevant stories and/ or visuals in a variety of formats on all relevant publishing platforms, with an emphasis on digital content and publishing. 


  • Research and report on assigned topics and issues.
  • Determine story focus and write/ produce stories according to editorial style and format standards for all relevant publishing platforms.
  • Drive audience loyalty and digital growth through engaging and timely content.
  • Develop unique story ideas and content around key categories that drive digital memberships and reader engagement.
  • Respond with urgency to breaking news, which includes writing stories and producing visuals on deadline with a digital audience in mind.
  • Collaborate with digital teams and make use of available tools and technology to gain insight into story metrics, determine new ways to create and present content online.
  • Embrace a creative, collaborative approach with other team members and with other FCC departments and locations.
  • Contribute to the overall advancement of digital initiatives; share and promote digital content through various social media channels.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Writing experience for a newspaper, website, magazine or specialty publication is required.
  • Experience using digital analytics and social media tools is preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of video and photo editing is preferred.
  • Some experience in proofreading or editing is preferred; AP Style knowledge is a plus.
  • Journalism or communications degree is helpful, though equivalent experience will be considered.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • A strong sense of purpose and urgency for the news.
  • Must be able to multitask and juggle many different projects in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately using a Web-based content management system.
  • Must be creative, hardworking and a self-starter.

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