Crain's New York Business is seeking a journalist to join our editorial team on a part-time, temporary basis. The ideal candidate has business-writing experience, a strong sense of curiosity, asks questions that editors hadn't thought of and makes researched story pitches every week.
This position will work on weekly print and daily digital stories based on the news of the day and broader trends in metro-area business. This is a 15-20 hour/week position in our Midtown office which will last for approximately five months. Candidates with experience writing business news, including real estate, technology, entrepreneurship, finance and government/policy are encouraged to apply.
10-plus years’ experience as an investigative reporter covering New York business, real estate, neighborhoods, policy, finance, technology, small business or media
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Policy, Political Science or related field
Strong interviewing, reporting and editing skills
Ability to generate engaging headlines for newsletters and print
A keen eye for detail and ability to weave a narrative for feature-length stories
Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities
Ability to work with others, under pressure, in a spirit of camaraderie
Self-starting and critical-thinking skills
Ability to deliver clean, grammatical copy on tight deadline
Clips of published material
Familiarity with Crain’s New York Business coverage and style
Experience with live interviews and/or moderation of events and forums
Demonstrated ability to write clearly about complex issues and ideas
Graduate level degree in Journalism
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