Reporter -- Technology

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Job Description
Orlando Business Journal is looking for a reporter who can marry
strong traditional journalism skills - source building, sharp news
judgment, interviewing prowess, strong analytical and investigative
reporting, clear writing, document use - with online and social
media know-how. Whatever the platform, this reporter will produce
content that is accompanied by perspective and context for our
influential and growing audience of business owners, executives and
professionals in Central Florida.

Specifically, this reporter will cover technology, an industry
helping to drive growth in our region. Ideal coverage includes
everything from scoops about established companies and startups
that have traction, to sophisticated analysis of the issues that
affect the industries, to savvy, important coverage of the
executives, ideas and characters who make them run.

A Business Journal reporter is expected to contribute both daily
online posts and long-form print stories to our news products.
Scoops matter. A lot.
Duties
Orlando Business Journal is looking for a reporter who can marry
strong traditional journalism skills - source building, sharp news
judgment, interviewing prowess, strong analytical and investigative
reporting, clear writing, document use - with online and social
media know-how. Whatever the platform, this reporter will produce
content that is accompanied by perspective and context for our
influential and growing audience of business owners, executives and
professionals in Central Florida.

Specifically, this reporter will cover technology, an industry
helping to drive growth in our region. Ideal coverage includes
everything from scoops about established companies and startups
that have traction, to sophisticated analysis of the issues that
affect the industries, to savvy, important coverage of the
executives, ideas and characters who make them run.

A Business Journal reporter is expected to contribute both daily
online posts and long-form print stories to our news products.
Scoops matter. A lot.
Skills
• Report and write well on deadline
• Work independently
• 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 and to
develop sources and audience.
• Competitive, collaborative, curious
• Solid understanding of news writing, journalistic ethics and
story structure.
• Able to leverage source relationships to deliver content that
differentiates the organization from competitors.
• Multimedia skills, including video, photos, broadcast, on-camera,
helpful.
Experience
1-3 years of journalism experience
Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active
audience
Knowledge of business and/or business community a plus.
Experience with using social media to source and promote content is
key.
Knowledge about the Central Florida region a plus.
Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

To apply, email a cover letter, resume and clips that best show
enterprising and scoop reporting to Beth Hunt, Director of
Editorial Recruiting and Development at American City Business
Journals:

Orlando Business Journal and its 40+ sister publications are part
of American City Business Journals, the No. 1 source for local
business news in the nation. We publish daily online, weekly in
print and deliver multiple daily email products, as well as host
monthly events attended by hundreds of business executives. Orlando
Business Journal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company
considers applicants for all positions without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information
or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or
federal law.