Crain's New York Business, Reporter - NY

New York, NY
Nov 20, 2012
Dec 24, 2012
Editorial, Reporting
Job Type
Full Time

Location: New York, NY

Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately owned business publishers in the U.S., with more than 27 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America, Europe and Asia. Perhaps the most important step in our pursuit of excellence is to live the Crain mantra of putting our "Readers First" each day. Working together as a team - be it floor to floor, office to office, or city to city - will help us realize this important goal. Placing our "Readers First" generates a great sense of pride and secures our standing as the authoritative source of news and information for each market we serve. Staying true to this belief remains critically important to us, as it will position us for future investment and growth.


Crain's New York Business seeks an experienced reporter who can write enterprising news stories, features and special reports for our weekly issue as well as break news and blog on our website. The candidate should be a self-starter who is adept at developing sources and sensing news before the competition. The candidate's clips should demonstrate analytical skills, an ability to find news in New York's ultra-competitive media market, and a talent for writing concise, engaging narratives that capture the sense of the city and the sensibilities of the people who make it work. He or she must:

•Generate story ideas and identify trends in the New York City economy or in commercial real estate
•Report and write for print and web, juggle multiple deadlines
•Develop deep contact lists and sourcing at the companies covered
•Become an established expert on your daily beat
•Play well with others, collaborate in reporting teams
•Bring energy and enthusiasm to the newsroom
•Occasionally tackle story ideas that are off the assigned beat
•Use social media to engage and grow audiences
•Represent Crain’s at public events and in local media

•Bachelor's degree
•Minimum of three years of journalism experience
•Proven track record of breaking news
•Business journalism experience
•Professional presentation
•Excellent written and verbal skills
•Fluency in social media
•Ability to read financial reports and filings
Please include cover letter and at least three links to your work or clips along with your resume for consideration.

Publication Overview 

Crain's New York Business is the community newspaper of the New York business community. We exclusively cover the news, issues, trends and personalities of interest to executives, entrepreneurs and professionals operating in the five boroughs of New York City.

Crain’s New York Business is published by Crain Communications Inc., one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S., with more than two dozen business, trade and consumer publications and websites within North America, Europe and Asia. The company offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing and a friendly work environment.

Organization Overview

Crain Communications Inc. is one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S. with 30 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America and Europe producing exciting publications, digital products, events, marketing services, custom publishing, lead generation and research and data products to help its millions of readers and clients succeed.

As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company's newspapers, magazines and electronic news sites have become required reading in their respective sector of business and consumer market. Providing unmatched value and award-winning editorial excellence, the company is respected for its dependable journalism which readers have relied upon for over 90 years.

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