Business Reporter/Editor

Posted On: November 11, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Footwear News

Company Description

Penske Media Corporation (PMC) is a leading digital media, publishing, and information services company founded in 2003. PMC engages with thriving audiences across the web, television, mobile, print and social media – reaching more than 140 million consumers monthly (comScore, 2014), and was recently named one of the Top 100 Private Companies in the United States & North America. With the preeminence of its brands, PMC is one of the largest digital media companies in the world, publishing more than 22 digital brands, including an extensive joint venture in India with ZEE TV, as well as more than 50 annual events/conferences and a dynamic research and emerging data business. PMC brands include PMC Studios, WWD, Footwear News, M,, Variety magazine,,, HollywoodLife, Beauty Inc, ENTV,, Movieline, TVLine, BGR, AwardsLine, @hollywood, LA411, NY411, Young Hollywood Awards, The Style Awards, and Breakthrough of the Year Awards. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, California and 11 offices around the world. To learn more, visit

Job Description

The Heart and Sole of the Footwear Industry

Footwear News is the publication of record for senior footwear and fashion executives, providing an insider’s perspective on top news, trends and strategies. FN keeps you and your business a step ahead on the retailing, manufacturing and financial aspects of the footwear industry. FN spotlights the hottest new designers, newsmakers, and business leaders, as well as reporting on the most groundbreaking fashion trends and more.

Footwear News seeks a digital savvy Business Editor for a full-time position

Primary Responsibilities:

Write and edit business and financial news or online and print
Brainstorm and develop financial news content for the website and other digital formats
Contribute to web build outs with compelling text, headlines, photos and infographics
Work with other editors to coordinate and ensure cross-platform publishing
Contribute market-specific stories to news and features sections of the magazine
Cultivate new sources; regularly attend events and interviews with industry players
Pitch and edit special projects, including milestone sections and long-form feature stories


Five years of editorial experience at a newspaper, magazine or website
Experience in digital enterprise reporting
Keen interest in business and fashion
HTML and CMS skills helpful but not required. A willingness to learn both is mandatory
Strong reporting and editing skills with ability to package information in new and interesting ways
Must be a self-starter who has the ability to work independently and also collaborate with a tight-knit team
Strong visual sense

Please forward resume and a link to your portfolio to for IMMEDIATE consideration.

To Apply

Please forward resumes to