Senior Reporter, PhocusWire

Senior Reporter, PhocusWire

Job Title: Senior Reporter, PhocusWire

Location: Remote

Job Category: Editorial

Northstar Travel Group is the largest and most trusted B2B travel media and information company in the world. At Northstar, our mission is to generate insights and inspire change in the travel, meetings and hospitality industries with thought-provoking content, impactful solutions, and engaging experiences for business leaders. We believe that travel connects us to new people, places and experiences around the world, transforming our understanding of humanity.

We are looking for a Senior Reporter to join our PhocusWire team. You will be responsible for writing and steering our daily coverage of the travel industry. You will have a broad mandate to find and cover the most interesting developments in the market, including emerging technology innovations and their applications, strategic trends, start-up funding, mergers and acquisitions, product launches and breaking news, and will be tasked with interviewing the most influential executives in the travel industry.

The position will also support the Editor in Chief and News Editor in shaping the wider editorial strategy of the brand and in executing other digital initiatives, such as video, webinar, podcasts and appearances at live events.

This is a remote position and is open to candidates based in the United States. We also have an office in Secaucus, New Jersey for those who favor to be in an office. Come join our small but dynamic team, covering the most exciting part of the travel industry: everything related to tech and digital!

PhocusWire is the leading comprehensive daily news site for the digital travel industry, powered by Phocuswright (a wholly owned subsidiary of Northstar Travel Media), the most respected travel research authority and events brand in the world.

Technology, digital marketing and distribution form the backbone of travel, tourism and hospitality, the planet's largest industry. At PhocusWire we aim to be the preeminent source for coverage and analysis of the most important industry developments every day.

Who You Are:

  • An experienced journalist (or one keen to take the next step within a media brand) who will oversee copy and steer coverage of news and other content related to their beat
  • Ability to produce and edit copy to deadline, ensuring content is both accurate and will resonate with readers
  • Curiosity and willingness to dig up stories
  • Familiarity with content management systems, newsletter platforms, social media and SEO techniques and eager to help shape the wider editorial strategy of the brand
  • Experience as a reporter on a daily, web-based news service or weekly title.
  • Knowledge of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is useful but not a prerequisite
  • Ability to decipher emerging technology trends
  • Self-organized and adept at working remotely as part of the editorial team, all of whom are currently based in separate locations
  • Excellent communications skills, including an ability to represent the brand at live events
  • Solid knowledge of issues in the wider e-commerce and technology sectors
  • Ability to work on exclusive, investigative articles, drawing on own contacts and tip-offs
  • Creative thinker who wants to contribute to overall strategy of the brand with ideas
  • Also comfortable with audio and video formats, such as one-to-one interviews and moderating panels


To Join Our Team:

Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Northstar Travel Group is a great place to work, learn and grow. We seek impressive individuals to contribute fresh ideas and strengthen our team in all departments and specialties. We welcome creativity, dedication, drive and passion and offer a fast-paced and fun environment, opportunity and work/life balance. Click here to view our Careers page.

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