MarketWatch.com is seeking a San Francisco-area based reporter, who is eager to dig into earnings reports and track the money flowing to and from some of the largest and most important companies in the world. This journalist must be able to decipher and distill corporate earnings reports and tease out the juiciest news nuggets embedded therein. We’re seeking a reporter who has three to five years of experience covering finance and companies who can write confidently about a wide range of industries and who boasts a punchy, engaging writing style.
The perfect candidate is nimble and team oriented and knows how to turn around clean copy quickly and accurately, and knows our mission is to inform our existing audience as it is to draw a new batch of readers to MarketWatch.
Essential Job Functions
Cover corporate earnings reports extensively
Monitor the markets and social media in order to keep readers apprised of breaking daily news in a quick, concise and accurate manner
Identify strong story angles for more in-depth articles
Conceptualize and execute enterprise and investigative articles
Break down complex investment and financial concepts
Work with editors, other reporters and staff on daily news and enterprise projects, as well as videos and interactive graphics
Develop and cultivate sources and contacts throughout the industry, who can inform coverage
To apply, go here.