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Innovation reporter

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Are you curious to know why some cities flourish and others falter? Do you wonder how humanity will progress in the coming years and centuries?

Business Insider is hiring a reporter to join our science and innovation team. The reporter will focus on design, cities, forward-thinking economic and workplace policies, food, and everything in between.

Our style is smart, conversational, exciting, and geared toward a general audience. As a reporter on the science and innovation team, you'll be comfortable writing quick stories that highlight the most interesting angles of the day's news, while simultaneously working on reported medium-length and long-form features. You will also know how to differentiate reality from spin and have an ability to find the real story hiding in announcements and news events.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Previous writing experience, preferably related to one of the aforementioned topics
  • Insatiable curiosity and an ability to identify the heart of a story quickly 
  • A strong voice and writing style that keeps readers engaged 
  • An understanding of digital media and how readers consume news on the web
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices
  • Prior experience working in a newsroom

APPLY HERE with your resume and cover letter, and tell us why this would be your dream job.

The position is full-time in our New York City headquarters. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.


About us:

Insider Inc. is the publisher of INSIDER, Markets Insider, and 17 international editions of Business Insider, including the flagship NY-based US edition. The company pioneered a digital-native approach to news and information that is social and mobile at its core, for an ambitious and curious global audience that grew up with digital. The company launched in 2007, and in ten years, Business Insider has grown to become the most favorite business news brand in the world, when measured by reach. Insider Inc. reaches a global audience of several hundred million readers and viewers. The company also offers a subscription research service, Business Insider Intelligence (BII), that provides in-depth insight, data, and analysis of digital topics. Every year the company hosts IGNITION, an influential media and technology conferences. Insider Inc. is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE. We are always looking for talented, curious and motivated individuals to join our growing team.