Economic Development Reporter for St. Louis Public Radio, 90.7 KWMU

Posted By David Wilhite

Job Description: St. Louis Public Radio, an NPR affiliate, is seeking a reporter to cover efforts throughout the region to expand the economy and grow more jobs. This position will delve into what government, university and business leaders are doing to create more opportunity in St. Louis, as well as identifying what’s holding the region back. We’re looking for someone who can spot trends and report on them ahead of the curve, whether in the startup world, trade, manufacturing or economic development projects. Ideal candidates should have a record of journalistic excellence, passion for storytelling and enthusiasm for digging into complicated issues.

Job Qualifications: You must have at least five years experience reporting in a daily news organization and a B.A. or equivalent work experiences. Public radio experience is a plus as is knowledge of business and economic development. Other skills that we’re seeking are obtaining and using public documents in reporting; social media savvy; and digital storytelling chops.

How to Apply: Click here to apply.

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