Business Reporter-Milwaukee area
Seeking journalist to cover Milwaukee's real estate industry
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 27 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
BizTimes Media-(BizTimes Milwaukee and BizTimes.com), an award-winning media company that covers the southeastern Wisconsin business community, is seeking an experienced, dynamic, self-starting reporter to cover the region’s commercial real estate industry.

If you are the type of person who is always curious about construction projects, wondering what is being built and developed in your community, then this is the job for you. The commercial real estate reporter covers a wide array of projects including skyscrapers, shopping malls, massive distribution centers, factories, hotels, sports facilities and housing developments. This reporter not only covers the building projects but also the people behind the deals and major real estate transactions (sales and leases) in the area.

This is a beat full of exciting and interesting breaking news.


Duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Report on daily commercial real estate news for our web site, www.biztimes.com.
  • Compile a weekly online newsletter.
  • Write a Real Estate Spotlight column in the bi-monthly BizTimes Milwaukee magazine.
  • Report additional real estate news in the magazine, including some cover stories.
  • Complete general assignment business news reporting for the website and magazine when necessary.
  • Shoot photos for print and online stories.
  • Develop network of sources and stay in touch with them to generate stories.
  • Leverage social media to promote stories and build network.

Minimum skills and qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism.
  • Enterprise reporting skills demonstrating an ability to break news.
  • Proven ability to write clearly and accurately, and meet deadlines on multiple platforms.
  • Good news judgement and research habits.
  • Basic photography skills.
  • Familiar and comfortable with social media.
  • Must be a team player who will collaborate with our five-person newsroom.
     
BizTimes Media, established in 1995, offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, 401(k), and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization-a profitable, well established publishing leader.

Send resume, cover letter and clips to Andrew Weiland, editor, at Andrew.weiland@biztimes.com.

 

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Start Date
ASAP
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
Security Clearance Note
BizTimes Media
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