Business Reporter at BuzzFeed in New York, NY
BuzzFeed is hiring hungry, aggressive, fast, and smart business
reporters to help us build a new kind of business vertical for the
social web. The successful candidates will have knowledge and sources
in one of the following: media and entertainment business; Wall Street
(specifically the bulge bracket banks, M&A, private equity, hedge
funds, and venture capital); the technology industry,
retail(particularly big brands of interest to a digitally native
audiences); or another core industry beat, as well as a native grasp
of how news works online. The right candidate has the ability to turn
earnings reports, SEC filings, macroeconomic data and complex
financial transactions into insightful and fun posts readers will want
to share. The ideal candidate also understands that news doesn't just
happen between 9am-5pm, is eager to be part of the business
conversation happening online and willing to engage with readers,
competitors, and executives, and has a sense of humor. This job is
based in our New York office, and we offer competitive compensation
and stock option program.
• Pitch and write stories daily.
• Break news.
• Develop sources.
• Have the capacity to pitch, report, and present stories in non-traditional ways.
• Appear on radio and TV as necessary to promote the your and the team's work.
• Business reporting experience.
• Comfort dealing with financial data and high-level executives.
• Social media presence.
• Be a team player.
• No haters
BuzzFeed is the leading social news organization, intensely focused on delivering high-quality original reporting, insight, and social content across a rapidly expanding array of subject areas. BuzzFeed’s technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in real-time with the hottest content of the moment. BuzzFeed.com is growing rapidly and reaches more than 40 million monthly unique visitors.