Reporter, Denver Business Journal

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Job Description
The Denver Business Journal is looking for a reporter who can
marry strong traditional journalism skills - source building, sharp
news judgment, interviewing prowess, strong analytical and
investigative reporting, clear writing, document use - with online
and social media know-how. Whatever the platform, this reporter
will produce content that is accompanied by perspective and context
for a vibrant audience of business owners, executives and
professionals one of the nation's fastest-growing areas.
Specifically, this reporter will cover Denver's innovation economy
- technology, telecommunications and biotech - producing everything
from scoops about established companies and startups with traction,
to sophisticated analysis of the issues that affect the industry,
to savvy, important coverage of the executives, ideas and
characters who make it grow.
Duties
A Business Journal reporter is competitive, collaborative and
curious. He or she is expected to contribute both short- and
long-form stories to our news products online, in email, on mobile
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 to expand and
fortify their source base and audience; work collaboratively with
other newsroom staffers to maximize impact and accessibility of
stories reported; and meet or exceed goals related to audience
engagement. Also, scoops matter. A lot.
Skills
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
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Ability to relate comfortably to a wide range of people, in person,
on the phone and online
A clear drive to develop sources and build audience
Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story
structure.
Ability to leverage relationships with sources to deliver content
that differentiates the organization from competitors.
Multimedia skills, including video, photos, broadcast, on-camera,
helpful.
Experience
Minimum of 5 years of reporting experience.
Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active
audience.
Proven experience building and maintaining a strong source
base.
Knowledge of business principles essential.
Denver community experience a plus.
Education
Bachelor's degree

To apply, email a resume, snappy cover letter and links to clips
that best show enterprise and scoops reporting to Editor Rebecca
Troyer, .