MarketWatch is seeking a technology reporter to track the money flowing to and from some of the largest and most important companies in the world. Working out of the San Francisco Bureau, this reporter must be able to break down a corporate earnings report and find the most interesting angle, see through executives' platitudes to explain to readers exactly what is happening, and find stories that show how tech is changing our workplaces and personal finances. MarketWatch seeks a reporter who can write confidently about tech and finance, and offers a punchy, entertaining writing style when appropriate.
The perfect candidate would be able to explain tech to the investment community and finance to the tech community in a way that will attract readers who are members of neither.
Monitoring the markets and social media and reporting breaking daily news in a quick, concise and accurate manner
Finding and recognizing strong story angles for more in-depth articles
Conceptualizing and executing enterprise and investigative articles
Covering corporate earnings reports extensively
Explaining complex investment and financial concepts in a manner that is easy to read and understand
Working with editors, other reporters and staff on daily news and enterprise projects, as well as videos and interactive graphics
Developing sources in the investment and technology sectors
The preferred candidate will have 3-5 years of journalism experience, knowledge of corporate finance, especially related to technology companies, and a thirst to explain how technology is changing and shaping our world. Must be able to work under daily deadline pressure while still treating coworkers with respect. Experience with video and interactive graphics is a plus.
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Job Category: News/Editorial Group
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Req ID: 21107