Reporter -- Commercial Real Estate/Economic Development

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Job Description
The Portland Business Journal is seeking a reporter to cover
commercial real estate and economic development.
Duties
The position provides a unique opportunity to report and write
both daily news stories and long-form pieces that can take weeks or
even months to complete.

Readers rely on the PBJ for daily transactional news on new real
estate developments, acquisitions and CRE trends that impact their
jobs and drive the regional economy.

They also rely on the PBJ for investigative reporting. As such,
this reporter will use public documents, data and deep sourcing to
shine a light on important topics such as the use of taxpayer
dollars to fund development projects, the use of state and city
economic development incentives, and regulatory efforts to help
address Portland's housing crisis.
The Portland Business Journal is seeking a reporter to cover
commercial real estate and economic development. The position
provides a unique opportunity to report and write both daily news
stories and long-form pieces that can take weeks or even months to
complete.

Readers rely on the PBJ for daily transactional news on new real
estate developments, acquisitions and CRE trends that impact their
jobs and drive the regional economy.

They also rely on the PBJ for investigative reporting. As such,
this reporter will use public documents, data and deep sourcing to
shine a light on important topics such as the use of taxpayer
dollars to fund development projects, the use of state and city
economic development incentives, and regulatory efforts to help
address Portland's housing crisis.

Scoops and enterprise reporting matter. Tenacity is a must.
Skills
Ability to report and write stories under daily deadline
pressure
Ability to report and write long-form, enterprise stories
Ability to break news
Ability to use data to drive reporting and uncover news
Ability to use public documents to drive reporting and uncover
news
Ability to use social media to inform reporting, find sources and
drive conversations
Strong analytical and investigative skills
Competitive, collaborative, curious
Experience
Three years of newsroom experience preferred.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter and clips to Editor Suzanne
Stevens, . Deadline to apply: Nov. 8