Job Title: Reporter
Job Category: Editorial
Travel Weekly, the trusted voice of
the travel industry, is seeking a driven Reporter. We’re looking for a bright,
inquisitive, creative journalist to report on specific business areas of the
travel industry for our audience of travel advisors and others involved in
travel distribution for our daily website and weekly print publication. As the
reporter in charge of your beat, you’ll work with our team of editors and
reporters to report breaking news, develop sources deep within the industry and
identify and craft analysis articles about the dynamic, fast-changing world of
global travel. Spread your creative wings with feature pieces and longform
journalism and engage with our audience via social media and podcasts.
The winning candidate will feel at
home penning quick stories for our award-winning website, TravelWeekly.com;
scooping up story ideas on a conference floor; handling one-on-one interviews
with CEOs; and flying across the globe to see a brand-new hotel or cruise ship.
This Reporting position requires
frequent travel for industry events and other travel experiences. The position
is remote, but proximity to a major airport is essential.
At Northstar we are laser focused on diversity. We embrace, value and champion our employees’ diverse backgrounds and experiences that make them unique. We understand that cultivating a culture of diversity and inclusion will make us stronger. We are a proud equal opportunity employer.
What you’ll do:
and write breaking-news articles; do research as necessary to write in-depth
analyses; produce exclusive enterprise reporting on trends and innovations;
write feature articles, personality profiles and question-and-answer
interviews, all with the goal of serving the information needs our readers.
Attend and report from industry conferences and events, and travel to report on
new hotels, river cruises, destinations (both established and up-and-coming)
and other travel-related topics as needed.
with readers via social media, podcasts and blogs.
and/or shoot video as required and work with our art team to illustrate
and edit copy from freelancers and other staff writers when necessary.
you’ll bring to the role:
to five years reporting or business writing experience.
reporting, writing and editing skills.
with the fast-moving nature of online deadlines, coupled with the ability to
develop analysis and long-form journalism for print.
success in building a social media following and/or enthusiasm for
participating in social media and podcasting.
ability to be highly motivated with the ability to work independently without
ability to work well under pressure and meet aggressive deadlines.
ability to pivot quickly from covering a breaking-news story to writing an
analysis, participating in a podcast with, perhaps, a travel assignment thrown
college degree or the equivalent preferred.
coverage experience preferred but not required.
send your cover letter with compensation requirements and your resume to
[email protected]. We offer a competitive compensation package, strong
benefits and a dynamic and exciting culture.
All Northstar new hires, as
well as existing employees who attend events and/or come into contact with
other employees, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and
demonstrate documentation toward the same.