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Dallas Business Journal, Energy Reporter - TX

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Dallas Business Journal
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Monday, December 10, 2012
Dallas, TX
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Location: Dallas, TX

The Dallas Business Journal is seeking a reporter to cover the dynamic energy industry in North Texas. We're looking for someone who is able to marry strong traditional journalism skills ­ source building, sharp interviewing techniques, strong analytical and investigative reporting skills, clear writing, document use ­ with online and social media know-how.


* Proven ability in reporting and writing
* Ability to work independently and remotely
* Ability to break news and to identify newsworthy events and sources
* Strong analytical and investigative interviewing skills
* Ability to relate comfortably to a wide range of people, in person and
online, and to develop sources and audience
* Competitive, collaborative, curious
* Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and story
* Ability to leverage relationships with sources to deliver content that
differentiates the organization from competitors


The top mission: to own audience, by every measure. A DBJ reporter is expected to contribute both short-form (daily online posts) and long-form
(print) stories to our news products. Scoops matter. A lot. Specifically reporters are expected to own their beat audience and conversation; use networking events, Twitter, LinkedIn and other community-building outlets to expand and fortify their source pool 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.


Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active audience. Knowledge of business, energy, banking New joband/or business community, a plus. Experience with using social media to source and promote content also a plus.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience


The Dallas Business Journal is part of American City Business Journals, the largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers in the country. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


If this sounds like the job for you, send a cover letter, three clips and resume to Please include the text of your cover letter as the body of your email and include your resume as an attachment. MENTION GORKANA WHEN APPLYING!

Dallas Business Journal