Real Estate And Business Reporter

The Mcclatchy Company Raleigh , NC 27611

Posted 2 weeks ago

The (Raleigh) News & Observer and The (Durham) Herald-Sun in North Carolina are looking for a smart, energetic reporter to cover commercial and residential real estate news.

The reporter will research and write daily stories along with deeper projects that examine the impact of business and real estate growth in the NC Research Triangle, one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the country with recently announced expansions by Google, Apple and others about to add thousands of jobs and residents to the region. The reporter will cover people, companies, key issues and trends in the business and real estate communities. Because we're in the capital of North Carolina, the reporter also will have an eye on the intersection of business, real estate and politics.

The Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region is among the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation. Known as the Triangle, the area is home to major universities, state government and numerous corporate headquarters and fast-growing startups. Our journalists work in communities with vibrant choices for foodies, arts and music lovers, and outdoors enthusiasts.

Key duties include:

  • Finding, prioritizing and writing the most significant and interesting business and real estate stories of the day, ahead of the competition

  • Working with data to identify trends

  • Obtaining public records and, when needed, filing public records requests expertly and efficiently

  • Shooting photos and videos as needed

  • Distributing work through social media platforms

  • Supplying SEO keywords, headlines and other strategies to boost distribution of each story

  • Meeting audience and reporting goals.

The ideal candidate's key attributes include:

  • Strict ethics and dedication to high-quality journalism

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work

  • Fast, and accurate

  • Excellent self-editing skills

  • Comfortable working with data

  • Keen instincts in identifying and pursuing stories that will resonate with readers

  • A competitive spirit and drive to get stories first

  • Solid understanding of audience engagement, metrics and SEO

  • Experience using social media both as a reporting and an engagement tool

  • A collaborative personality and a track record of working well with editors as well as working independently

  • True curiosity about the topics covered in this position

  • Experience building sources

  • An aptitude to learn technical skills inside the newsroom such as content management systems and other tools

Qualifications:

  • College degree required, preferably in business, journalism, or communications.

  • Must have valid driver's license.

  • Must have vehicle insurance (at least minimum insurance required for the state in which the employee works).

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • 1 year of experience covering business is preferred; a previous newsroom internship covering business and/or real estate is a plus.

Note: We're moving quickly to fill this important position.

  • Deadline for applications is Dec. 10, 2021.

  • Resume and cover letter required. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

  • Must include samples of your work or a link to your online portfolio.

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