Commercial Real Estate Reporter

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Job Description
Are you the next star commercial real estate reporter for the
San Francisco Business
Times?

We're seeking an experienced, scoop-driven, hard news animal of a
reporter to continue our long-term ownership of the commercial real
estate beat. You'll provide a steady diet of exclusive breaking
news for our online daily edition, and longer-form stories for our
weekly print product and special publications in perhaps the most
vibrant real estate market in the country: the Bay Area.

You'll build on our history as the go-to source of news, data and
perspective on San Francisco's commercial and residential real
estate scene. Your top mission is to own and grow the audience, by
every measure. To do so, you'll need strong traditional journalism
skills -- source-building, networking, interviewing, reporting and
writing.
Duties
Duties
You'll create a source network of the developers, brokers,
architects, contractors, policy wonks, politicians and more in the
Bay Area. You'll provide a steady diet of exclusive breaking news
for our online daily edition, and longer-form stories for our
weekly print product and special publications in one of the most
vibrant real estate markets in the country. The reporter will have
the opportunity to write profiles and trend stories. We are looking
for a storyteller who can make sense of the economic impact of
breaking news for our readers. We also host events on real estate
that draw up to 800 attendees.
Skills
Skills
-Source-building, networking, interviewing, reporting and
writing.

-Serious online and social media chops

-Familiar and comfortable with using photos, video, data and
alternative forms to tell the story.

-Experienced, confident and professional journalist with proven
breaking news-oriented experience for an online, daily or weekly
business publication.

-Commercial real estate coverage experience a big plus.

-Ability to work independently, remotely and on your own
initiative.

-An unquenchable thirst for scoops.

-Existing Bay Area residents preferred.
Experience
-1-2 years at an established news organization covering a
beat
Education
-Education: College graduate

Us: We're a collegial but driven team of 20 reporters, editors,
researchers, visual journalists and designers and based in downtown
San Francisco. The San Francisco Business Times is regularly
recognized as one of the best publications in California for our
in-depth coverage of tech, startups, restaurants, hotels, biotech,
real estate and sports business.
Our web site -- SanfranciscoBusinessTimes.com -- garners 2 million
page views a month. The San Francisco Business Times is a regional
newspaper covering Bay Area business news, people and trends. We
have a readership of close to 100,000 and 2 million page views per
month. We're one of more than 40 papers owned by American City
Business Journals, a unit of Advance Publications, the Newhouse
family holding company. For more information, visit our web site at