Reporter, Digital Marketing and Media Buying

Employer
DIGIDAY
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Salary
competitive annual salary + benefits
Posted
Mar 13, 2019
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Digiday is looking for a reporter to join its editorial team in New York to cover marketing, advertising, branding and ad agencies.

This is a key position inside the editorial department, and part of a very important and growing coverage area for Digiday. We are looking for a reporter who will break stories about topics like marketers’ relationships with platforms like Facebook and Snapchat; media buying transparency and how brands work with giants like Amazon, as well as cover ad tech and mar tech.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Pitching, reporting and writing features, quick and daily stories that explore how brands and agencies are adapting the fast-moving world of digital advertising for Digiday.com as well as Digiday’s print quarterly, Digiday magazine

  2. Cover how brands -- from legacy giants to newer entrants -- spend money on media, including their relationships with platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc.

  3. Build a network of sources within brands and ad agencies to successfully “follow the money” and analyze how this affects how companies operate and invest in advertising

  4. Report and analyze cultural and larger trends in the industry, from work culture to sexual harassment issues inside companies to brand safety and advertising shapes culture

  5. Help shape Digiday’s coverage of marketing

Requirements:

  1. Three to five years of business reporting and writing experience

  2. A willingness to pick up the phone and cultivate a network of sources in the industry

  3. An interest in marketing and advertising and the trends that drive these industries 

  4. Role requires final candidate to be in the Digiday New York office five days a week

Working at Digiday

Digiday is a fast-growing and ambitious modern media company. Our reporting is honest, truthful and jargon-free, and aims to create real change in the media and marketing industries. We mix high-quality journalism with thoughtful analysis -- and we have a lot of fun along the way. We also have a roster of high-profile events around the world that bring together executives from all corners of the industry. This is a company for ambitious, self-starting individuals who want to work in a fast-paced and creative environment. 

In addition to a cover letter and resume, please send three ideas for reported stories that could appear in Digiday, along with sources you would contact for them.

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