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Dow Jones Trending News Reporter in London-1 London Bridge St, United Kingdom

Job Description:

Barron’s Trending News Reporter - (five months fixed-term contract)

Barron's is seeking a high-energy general assignment reporter who can insightfully cover breaking business news and has a good understanding of the U.S. stock market.

We are seeking a fast writer who can quickly offer insights into the biggest stories of each day, which are typically focused on U.S. equities.

While others are producing commodity stories, the reporter should write stories that deliver analysis — or an interesting angle — about what readers are searching to understand news events.

A successful candidate would be digitally savvy with a keen understanding of how to generate a large audience by making the news digestible by using FAQs, charts, and other news-you-can-use story forms. The successful candidate will have an understanding of viral stories.

We are seeking a clean writer who has experience working in a fast-paced digital newsroom.

The reporter would have the opportunity to write longer, deeply reported features and analytical pieces, so experience writing enterprise would be an advantage.

Barron’s strongly values teamwork and therefore a collaborative approach is required.

Interested candidates should send a resume, no more than three clips in PDF form, and a cover letter to Rupert Steiner, and and apply through the link provided.

Responsibilities include:

  • Able to generate quick angles and strong ideas off the news and meet urgent deadlines.

  • Familiarity with corporate balance sheets, financial valuations and investing principles.

  • At least three years experience working as a reporter at a national or trade business news publication

  • Familiarity with U.S. markets and companies.

  • Clean, deadline writer

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Business Area: Dow Jones - W&I - Barrons Newsroom

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Non-Union role

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Req ID: 41420