Business Reporter

80 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA Req #198
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
The vision of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. (ATA), is to be the recognized leader in transportation advocacy representing the safest, most responsible and financially successful motor carriers. Our mission is to effectively advocate and communicate efforts designed to improve safety and profitability for our members.

TRANSPORT TOPICS, the transportation industry’s award-winning news source for the trucking and logistics sectors, is seeking a driven and innovative Business Reporter who possesses strong writing and reporting abilities and savvy social media skills. If you can cover complex business-focused stories and quickly turn around crisp, accurate and informative copy, we have an excellent opportunity for you.

The successful candidate will cover news that affects TT’s audience of owners and managers of trucking companies, as well as industry vendors, service providers, financial analysts, Capitol Hill staff and government regulators.

Core areas of coverage include: 

  • Industry news for the trucking and logistics sectors 
  • Autonomous and electric vehicle technology 
  • Trucks, trailers and other equipment
  • Quarterly earnings 
  • Wall Street analyst reports 
  • Alternative fuels 
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Bankruptcies 
  • Industry reports 
  • Labor
  • Manufacturing



  • BA/BS degree in Journalism or English plus four or more years of experience reporting and/or writing for a daily or weekly news outlet.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • Knowledge of trucking/transportation issues and the legislative/regulatory process desirable but not required 
  • Proven experience with social media preferred. 

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and feature a hybrid work environment. Our headquarters are in the heart of Washington, D.C., within walking distance of the Navy Yard Metro station. 

The American Trucking Associations is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

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  • 80 M St SE, Washington, DC 20003, USA