Tech Reporter: Technology and Network Communications

Employer
Location
Any City
Posted
Apr 28, 2014
Closes
May 28, 2014
Contact
Ms. Joann Steck-Bayat
Duration
Part Time
The tech reporter should be adept at covering a broad array of topics, which potentially include enterprise technology, network communications equipment and/or service provider research topics. Individual in this role will work with editors across the TMT team to provide relevant and timely marketplace intelligence for the global investment community. The tech reporter will also interact with the global TMT reporting team. The ideal candidate will possess extensive industry contacts and demonstrate the ability to develop new relationships with experts who can speak to strategic trends in technology. Analytical skills, ability to connect the dots and idea generation are other key aspects of the role. The individual in this role reports to the Managing Editor, Enterprise Technology.

PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:
•Understanding of the trends shaping the technology and network communications markets, with a strong background in the industry or in journalism
•Extensive industry network contacts in the US, beyond PR and investor relations
•Ability to develop and maintain new source relationships
•Minimum 3-5 years experience in technology or investigative journalism experience a plus
•The ability to analyze and identify essential findings; strategize and think broadly forward
•Must be passionate, able to grasp complex issues and manage stress
•Must possess strong communication, research and interviewing skills
•The ideal candidate will be able to work well within a team, but will also be a motivated, independent worker who is comfortable working from home
•Quality writing, a knack for interpreting interview data and spotting discrepancies in a story
•Schedule flexibility, time-management skills, ability to work under pressure and multi-task
•Must attend conferences and relevant industry events
•The ability to maintain a positive attitude, self-motivation and confidence
•This is a telecommuting, hourly position

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