Hartford Business Journal

Staff Writer
Hartford Business Journal, the state’s leading business-to-business publication, is seeking a staff writer to take over some of our most important beats — commercial real estate, banking and finance and economic development — and help be a leader in our newsroom. This is a highly-coveted position within our news department, which is growing. While many newspapers have shrunk considerably over the past year, HBJ will actually come out of the pandemic with more reporters. We also aren’t corporately-owned. We are a small privately-held company with owners who are investing and growing our brand. The staff writer should be an enterprising journalist who can develop sources and their own story ideas. The main job duties include writing stories for print and online and covering beats that are at the very core of every business journal. Commercial real estate is by far our most popular coverage area — consistently leading our top-read stories. We are looking for a reporter who knows their way around public records and is good at developing sources. You’ll be talking to brokers, developers, economic development officials and other top business leaders to get the scoop on the latest new developments, moves and property purchases and also dive deeply into the trends impacting Greater Hartford’s commercial real estate market.
14 October 2021