Ad Age, Marketing Reporter - IL

Chicago, IL
Feb 11, 2013
Mar 11, 2013
Editorial, Reporting
Job Type
Full Time

Location: Chicago, Ill.

Ad Age, the leading source of news, information and analysis for the marketing and media industry, is seeking a smart, aggressive marketing reporter. This person will cover general marketing stories but also be counted on to develop a beat around a specific marketing category. The ideal candidate lives to break news, is accurate and fast, but equally capable of turning out insightful analysis and sniffing out trends. Our readers count on Ad Age to sift through the noise and cover the news that is meaningful to them and helps them do their jobs better. We need someone who can do just that.

The ideal candidate has:
• At least two to three years of reporting and writing experience;
• Solid news judgment;
• An understanding of business journalism;
• Experience covering a beat;
• Ability to develop sources;
• Track record of breaking news and thoughtful analysis.

Please include cover letter, clips, and resume for consideration.

Ad Age is a fast-paced, deadline-oriented organization that's innovating to deliver the news and intelligence our readers want, in whatever form they want; we’re looking for creative, flexible, collaborative journalists who want to thrive in that environment.

Organization Overview

About Crain Communications Inc - An industry leader, Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 30 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. The company’s 850 employees in 11 locations produce 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. The company’s website is