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JOB: Tech reporter, Albuquerque Business First

Albuquerque Business First is looking for an ambitious and social-media-savvy scoophound who will thrive in our breaking news culture. That person will join an award-winning staff that’s constantly experimenting with new ways to engage readers. This person will cover business news with a primary focus on technology. It’s an intriguing time on the beat, as Albuquerque’s gunning to establish itself as a hub of startup culture.

This person must be able to quickly establish themselves as a go-to source for business news on their assigned beats, own those beats and become an expert in them. They must own their audience, by every measure. They’ll marry traditional reporting techniques with digital and social media newsgathering and publishing. They’ll contribute multiple daily stories on their beat and long-form pieces for the weekly edition. They’ll have an unparalleled ability to identify companies and business leaders who are or will become newsmakers.

Read more and apply here.

PAID INTERNSHIP: Albuquerque Business First

Albuquerque Business First is looking for a digitally savvy scoophound for a paid internship.

This is an opportunity for a talented student journalist to get a taste of life in our feisty, award-winning newsroom and get exposure to a media company with national reach that’s doing exciting things. Our 2015 summer intern is now lead designer at the Orlando Business Journal.

The successful intern candidate would have plenty of opportunities to write bylined stories for our website, and potentially for our weekly edition. They’d get to do some copy editing and work on special publications, projects and social media.

Our deadline for potential candidates to have materials to us (including a resume, some great published clips and strong references) is Dec. 19.

This part-time internship covers 20 hours a week of work. It could begin as early as the first of January and last through the end of May.

Read more and apply here.

 

JOB: Reporter (Albuquerque Business First)

Albuquerque Business First is looking for an ambitious and social-media savvy reporter who will thrive in our breaking news culture. That person will join an award-winning staff that’s constantly experimenting with new ways to engage readers. This person will cover money, job creation and energy — all issues at the center of Albuquerque’s effort to redefine its economy and grow new industries. Top stories on this beat in 2017 have included the construction and expansion of a Facebook data center in Los Lunas, New Mexico’s pitches for Amazon’s second headquarters, and much more.

This person must be able to quickly establish themselves as a go-to source for business news on their assigned beats, own those beats and become an expert in them. They must own their audience, by every measure. They’ll marry traditional reporting techniques with digital and social media newsgathering and publishing. They’ll contribute multiple daily stories on their beat and long-form pieces for the weekly edition. They’ll have an unparalleled ability to identify companies and business leaders who are or will become newsmakers.

Read more and see how to apply here.