Media Reporter

Posted On: April 1, 2022

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Observer

Company Description

Observer is the essential source of news, data and insight about the powerful forces that shape the world. Observer inspires and challenges an urban audience of global thinkers, business leaders and influential, highly engaged consumers.

Observer Media is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. Observer Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.

Job Description

Observer is hiring a smart energetic media reporter to track the flow of power among big tech companies, individual creators, and the emerging class of legacy media winners. You will chronicle the fate of local news, cool media start-ups and storied alt weekly newspapers (oh hello!). Perhaps you'll even cover the fate of democracy itself.

What you'll be doing:

Tracking the creator economy and the economy that is emerging around the creator economy.

Keeping a close eye on big tech, social media platforms and policy.

Generating scoops and providing insight that drives conversations on the platforms you cover.

Working our product and visuals team to produce ambitious interactive projects.

Contributing to or writing a newsletter.

What we're looking for:

Experience developing sources and breaking news, ideally in media or tech.

Ability or experience breaking down complex policy issues for a smart, but busy, audience.

Broad range of interest and curiosity about the evolution of media and its effect on democracy.

High journalistic standards, attention to detail, with the skeptical heart of a fact-checker.

Visual and data skills a huge plus.

To Apply

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