Reporter - health care/technology/startups

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Job Description
Cincinnati Business Courier 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 digital
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 that make up the greater Cincinnati
business community.
Specifically, this reporter will cover technology and health
care, two industries that are helping to drive growth in our
region. Ideal coverage includes everything from scoops about
established companies and startups with 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.
• 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,
• Knowledge of the Cincinnati region a plus.
1-3 years of journalism experience
Proven experience building, maintaining and engaging an active
Knowledge of business and/or business community a plus.
Experience with using social media to source and promote content is
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