Worcester, United States
This is a position for a Worcester focused online news source that requires thorough knowledge of Worcester and its businesses. You will write news pieces on new businesses and newsworthy business topics Experienced leadership will help you plan ahead for content goals.
Other topic assignments are available.
You Must Have:
A thorough understanding of Worcester, the second largest city in New England, and be able to tap into the business community and business owners within it.
Guts. You are there to get loads of quality content. You have to ask for interviews, ask questions, take pictures, video and audio. Having the tact and judgement to be firm yet professional is key.
A smartphone with a high quality camera and microphone or similar equipment. Multimedia content is everything.
Have transportation. You will be in visiting businesses in Worcester and surrounding towns. You have to be able to get there.
Interest in journalism and the writing skills to produce quality news articles that are fact based and not opinion pieces.
You Will Get:
Hands-on experience applying real journalism related skills
Credited on published work (begin a portfolio of published work!)
The opportunity to network with the local business community