TheRole: Are you interested in advancing your career in business journalism? If so, the U.S. financials team at S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking a hungry reporter to cover community banks, one of the most important beats in our newsroom. Community banking is core to many of our readers' interests and a dynamic sector of the financial industry. Facing competition from both too-big-to-fail megabanks and upstart fintechs, community banking has a challenging road ahead that makes for compelling storytelling opportunities. In this role, a candidate will learn the ins and outs of banking operations while hunting for scoops and churning out insightful financial analysis. We have seasoned editors who can help guide writers. We want to speak with candidates who are ready to learn and can take advantage of our training and guidance. Above all we are seeking self-starters who are not afraid to make a bunch of calls to get to the bottom of a story.
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
TheTeam: You'll collaborate with more than 25 writers and editors focused on the financial industry, as well as analysts and data journalists throughout the newsroom. Our team covers financial institutions of all sizes. We follow storied banks as well as the financial technology companies disrupting the traditional landscape. Our reporters combine interviews with industry sources with our deep data set to produce articles that resonate with our long-established reader base. Our global newsroom consists of more than 250 reporters and editors across five continents.
The Impact: Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership that includes major institutional investors, regulators and almost all of Wall Street's leading investment banks. With a focus on data-driven content, you will work closely with analysts and experts to uncover emerging industry trends.
What's in it for you:
Gain on-the-job training from experienced editors
Use our unmatched data to tell stories while working closely with in-house data journalists and subject matter authorities
Become an expert on parts of the financial services industry
Build a robust network of professional contacts
Be part of a global team of journalists and editors passionate about news
Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent experience
1+ years of reporting experience
Command of journalistic standard methodology (AP style, libel issues, etc.)
Strong analytical skills
Knowledge of financial market & economic trend analysis
Experience with data journalism
About Company Statement:
S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important--some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence .
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