Reporter/Health care, life sciences, higher education -- Triangle Busi

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Job Description
Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh-Durham, N.C., is looking
for a top-notch 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
in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region of North Carolina, is one
of the fastest-growing areas in the country.
Specifically, this reporter will cover health care, life sciences
and higher education, producing everything from scoops about
important deals, expansions, relocations, to coverage of important
industry events, trends and major executives - essentially adding a
face and a personality to the story. A good Business Journal
reporter is editor of his or her own beat coverage, and is easily
able to assess what merits a story, an in-depth investigation or
just a brief.
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.
? Proven excellence in reporting and writing
? Desire and ability to break news and to identify newsworthy
events and sources
? Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
? Strong analytical and investigative-interviewing skills
? 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,
? Minimum of 3-4 years of journalism experience.Proven
experience building and maintaining a strong source base.
? Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active
? Knowledge of business principles essential.
? Raleigh community experience a plus.
B.A. journalism or equivalent work experience

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and links to clips that best
show enterprising and scoop reporting to Beth Hunt, director of
editorial recruiting and development, American City Business