Reporter

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Based on experience. We offer full suite of benefits
Posted
Aug 28, 2019
Metro Area
Chicago
Duration
Full Time

The Real Deal, an award-winning business publication that covers the real estate industry in New York, Miami, Los Angeles and Chicago is looking for a Reporter to join our Chicago team.

We have been experiencing tremendous success over the last 16 years and we are growing at a rapid rate of 25%+ per year. Our websites garner over 3 million visitors per month and our print publications have a readership of more than 300,000. 

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of reporting experience, preferably in a breaking news environment
  • Possesses a sharp eye for news
  • Can write clean, effortless copy with bite
  • Experience and interest in business reporting
  • Understands complex financial markets
  • Track record of working well under tight deadlines
  • Sees the possibilities for groundbreaking stories in the real estate industry
  • Knowledge of WordPress and various social media platforms is a plus, as is research experience


Responsibilities include:

  • Digging for breaking news stories for the website each day
  • Developing sources
  • Working on longer form features
  • Finding creative, original angles in other publications' stories


Salary is very competitive, and benefits include access to health insurance and a 401K, plus the opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial, collaborative, fast-paced environment with room to grow in the organization.


Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and 3 relevant writing clips/links.

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