Tampa Bay Business Journal

The Tampa Bay Business Journal is hiring a reporter to cover transportation and economic competitiveness. Transportation is a major beat in Tampa Bay, which is experiencing explosive growth in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. This reporter will be charged with breaking news of ongoing mass transit initiatives and pain points, new road construction projects, and flight routes at Tampa International Airport. The economic competitiveness beat will focus on workforce and job access, affordable housing and other challenges of growth. This reporter will tackle some of the biggest hurdles to regional growth in Tampa Bay. That means issues with hiring, attracting and retaining workers; and regional population growth. Workforce training issues/initiatives are also part of the beat, with a focus on industries with critical workforce needs such as health care, retail, restaurants and manufacturing.
26 June 2021