Wichita Business Journal seeks a reporter
The Wichita Business Journal is searching for a reporter who can build a list of strong sources, break news every day, write sophisticated, engaging, compelling and impactful centerpieces and own their beats. The person who joins our team will also be able to mine data for stories, use social media as a reporting tool and make connections with the Wichita business community. This person will relish the opportunity to scoop the competition daily online and in print.
The Wichita Business Journal is an award-winning, highly respected source of business news in Wichita and south-central Kansas. We live the mission of providing business intelligence to our readers that helps them grow and run their organizations. We help Wichita business leaders make connections and we drive the area business conversation. The WBJ and its 40+ sister publications are part of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for local business news in the nation. We publish daily online, weekly in print and deliver multiple daily email products, as well as host monthly events attended by hundreds of business executives.
Build a source database.
Publish three scoops per day.
Produce at least one front-page centerpiece per month.
Write additional stories for print, including special reports and special publications.
Work well in a collaborative, award-winning team environment.
Report and write at a high level on deadline.
Identify issues and topics that drive the business discussion in Wichita.
Be competitive, analytical and investigative.
Audio/video production experience a plus.
Possess a strong work ethic.
Faithfully adhere to journalism ethics.
1-3 years of full-time professional journalism experience preferred.
Experience with using social media to source and promote content.
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience.
To apply, go here.