Senior Reporter – Distressed Debt

  • Editorial
  • Hybrid
  • Permanent
  • New York City, 10105
  • 120,000 - 160,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: £120,000 - 160,000

Media Contacts Ltd

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This is an opportunity to work with one of the world’s largest financial news and technology providers. They have built an expansive team of journalists around the world who consistently uncover exclusive, market-moving stories. Over the past few years, they have worked to develop a platform that fuses artificial intelligence and machine learning to present actionable intelligence to their sophisticated audience.

As a senior reporter, you will cover distressed, private equity-backed companies issuing high-yield bonds and loans or restructuring. You will speak with bankers, advisors, and lawyers to get exclusive news on distressed companies ahead of the rest of the market. This is a fast-paced reporting role that would suit a proactive and persuasive journalist with a good understanding of the fixed-income market and some contacts in the industry.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a contact book of bankers, lawyers, and advisors
  • Writing market-moving stories on distressed, private equity-backed companies
  • Moderating panels at international conferences to develop your personal brand and position in the industry

Requirements include:

  • Significant experience as a financial journalist
  • A track record of publishing exclusive news stories ahead of competing news services
  • Strong knowledge of, or experience in fixed income

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