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 Business, Housing & Land Use Reporter - Stockton, California, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Publishing
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 3Y8znZV1vERHUVcaFXPo8xXFaUXVbq / Latpro-3781915 
Date posted: Mar-29-2021
State, Zip: California, 95205

Description

Req #13861

Monday, February 15, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team.

At Gannett, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity are core pillars of our organization and influence all that we do. We foster an environment that lifts all voices and welcomes everyone to take part in our journey into the future where every employee is heard, respected, and given an equal opportunity to thrive.

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Business, Housing & Land Use Reporter

Are you passionate about business news and able to tell business news stories in an engaging way for a nonbusiness audience?

The Stockton Record/recordnet.com, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is searching for a digital-savvy reporter to cover business, housing, and land use in San Joaquin County.

Many businesses have struggled during the COVID-19 pandemic. Gyms have filed for bankruptcy; restaurants have struggled, and theater companies have shut down as the restrictions have limited in-person gathering. Some business owners have pushed back against the restrictions despite the legal ramifications.

At the same time, some are expanding, moving in and transforming. We are looking for someone to tell the stories from the perspective of our audience Stocktonians curious about whats going on around them and who interact with these businesses in their daily lives.

You'll use shoe leather journalism and modern-day tools such as databases and social media. Were looking for someone who can work the beat, cultivate sources and serve readers as a friendly, informative insider voice the first to know and first to share.

Responsibilities:

  • Report quickly, clearly and accurately and deliver news, via stories, video, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or any other methods available to reach our California audience
  • Use metrics to inform story choices and shape beat strategies.
  • Identifies top news stories of the day, based on analytics and audience potential.
  • Cultivates a beat, knowing the ins/outs of the beat and its key players. Has a genuine interest in people and ability to build trust.
  • Equally adept at writing breaking news stories, enterprise and trending stories and traditional long-form features.
  • Writes and/or produces multimedia content that appeals to key audience targets and maximizes user experience on digital and social platforms to reach readers where they spend their time and attention.
  • Provide cogent analysis of trends and issues that affect the daily lives of readers.
  • Works closely with graphic, photo and video teams to optimize and produce content.
  • Is comfortable hosting videos, Facebook Live appearances, and podcasts.
  • Engages with readers through various social media platforms.
  • Demonstrates strong news judgment informed by real-world experience.
  • Writes quick-hit enterprise and trend stories off the news.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or masters in communications, journalism or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years reporting/newsroom experience, including internships.
  • Strong command of AP grammar and style.
  • Strong copy-editing skills and the ability to produce content that is clean, accurate and "publication ready."
  • Is passionate and enthusiastic about news and content that will work well with audiences on social platforms.
  • A desire to grow and develop a key beat in our newsrooms.
  • Is comfortable using social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat to enhance reporting and promote stories not only to share information but also to listen for what the community is talking about.
  • Understands reporting ethics and sourcing.
  • Excels in a fast-paced news environment and understands the digital first mission.
  • Collaborates well with others and can work with a team on the biggest stories.
  • This role requires a valid drivers license, reliable transportation, and the minimum liability insurance required by state law.
  • Employment is contingent on passing a post-offer pre-employment background check and a motor vehicle record check & drug screen (for driving roles only).

We are eager to learn more about you and how you fit this role. When you apply, dont limit your upload to a resume; show us what youve done. To do so, put together a single document file that includes the following, in this order:

  1. Your resume one to two pages.
  2. A cover letter that outlines how you would approach the job.
  3. Links to 3-6 online samples of your work. Show us what youve produced or had a hand in that best reflects what you can do in your desired role.

It is important that these items be assembled into a single document and uploaded in PDF format. Completing these steps will ensure that your application receives the highest consideration.

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  • Job Function Consumer
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience

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