Business Reporter, IBTimes - NY

Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 24, 2018
Closes
May 24, 2018
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

IBTimes are in process of increasing its Business News coverage. To that end we are looking to hire a talented Business Reporter to bolster the desk, broaden our coverage and deliver quality business news to our growing audience.

The successful candidate will be based in the U.S. and will have proven experience in a Business reporting role for a digital news organisation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Writing original content for publication on the IBTimes site
  • Generate ideas for breaking news stories and longer-form features
  • Working diligently to make sure articles are written and published as quickly as possible
  • Following the newsroom style-guide to ensure consistency of writing
  • Building a reliable network of contacts with which to source stories
  • Fact-checking your own work and making it as accurate as possible
  • Forward planning for known News events
  • Work as part of a team to make the news output as strong as possible


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in a busy reporting role for reputable online organisations
  • Evidence of solid news judgement alongside a passion for accuracy and grammar
  • Good knowledge of SEO and online journalism
  • Excellent knowledge across a broad range of current event issues.
  • Eagerness and ability to hit the ground running and be keen to take responsibility for the role
  • Generate ideas for breaking news stories and longer-form features


Apply by completing the application form below. 

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