Boston Globe seeks a media and knowledge reporter

The Boston Globe is on the lookout for a wise, artistic reporter to cowl media, within the broadest sense of the phrase.

Half tech beat, half tradition writing, half buzzy native scoops, this job requires a journalist who’s keen and in a position to discover the various ways in which media shapes trendy life, in Boston and past. They may cowl our area’s promoting and publishing industries and control the bold-faced names of native TV, sure. However they’ll additionally dive into the infinite evolution of social media, debates over digital privateness, and the roiling challenges of misinformation in all its varieties, from Twitter and Threads to TikTok and new platforms utilizing synthetic intelligence.

This reporter will assist readers make sense of all these trendy woes and inform tales about folks and firms in New England which are making an attempt to avoid wasting us from ourselves (and likewise revenue from us).We’re on the lookout for a flexible and digital-savvy reporter who’s (not less than) two steps forward of the remainder of us on the subject of determining how folks devour and share data – and what meaning – and is ready to flip massive concepts into concrete, digestible tales. If that’s you, we’d love to listen to from you, and we’ll let you know all concerning the sensible, collaborative, and rising Enterprise workforce that you simply’d be part of.


  • Produce a gentle food regimen of tales on the fashionable media panorama, every thing from quick-turn evaluation of the information of the day to deeply reported enterprise that may stand among the many Globe’s greatest work.
  • Develop a large base of sources who will help you break information on the native and nationwide media panorama, and who can present contemporary perception into the newest traits in social media and misinformation.
  • Be capable to write below tight deadlines, but in addition know when to take a beat, as a result of generally an additional day of reporting may be the distinction between an excellent story and an amazing one.
  • Collaborate with a variety of colleagues, each in Enterprise and throughout the newsroom – together with Knowledge Visualization, Viewers Engagement, and even our in-house TV present, Boston Globe Immediately, to maximise the attain and influence of your tales.


  • 5+ years writing for a serious publication. Expertise overlaying media, social media, or misinformation is a plus however not a requirement.
  • Means to supply clear, compelling copy on deadline, whereas additionally having the writing expertise to raise good tales into nice ones.
  • Be adaptable and enterprising, somebody who connects dots others don’t and brings their very own tales and concepts to the desk.
  • A collegial spirit. We play a workforce sport.
  • A willingness to adapt and be viewers targeted, with a curious mindset and a dedication to creating an inclusive work surroundings

This place is a union place coated by a collective bargaining settlement with the Boston Newspaper Guild.

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