Denton Media Company

Title
Business/County Government Reporter
Details
The Denton Record-Chronicle is seeking an aggressive, entrepreneurial, digitally savvy journalist to cover business and commerce in Denton and the cities and towns of Denton County, along with Denton County government. The ideal candidate:

    Has an appetite for – and the ability to create – quick-turn daily stories that engage local readers as well as investigative pieces that hold officials accountable to the public.
    Knows how to read public records, including meeting agendas and minutes, to develop story ideas, both for daily coverage and broader trend pieces.
    Writes with authority and with a distinct voice, appropriately matching the tone of each piece to the content and audience desired, and creates well-crafted headlines designed to reach the broadest audience possible through digital channels.
    Is resourceful in the reporting process, recognizing the need to shoot photos or videos, record audio or collect other forms of multimedia as needed to improve the way stories are told in the digital space.
    Is adept at building sources and maintains relationships within local business groups and chambers of commerce so that the DRC remains top of mind when potential stories or new areas of coverage arise.
Created
16 July 2020