Reporter

Arizent (Remote, Other / Non-US, United States)

Posted 2 weeks ago

Arizent’s mission is to advance professional communities across a variety of today’s most transformational industries, including Banking. We do this by uncovering powerful ideas, rallying industry leaders around them, and benchmarking their progress. Our services include the distribution of powerful content across print and digital channels, as well as making meaningful connections through our live events and peer networks.

Our company has entered an exciting new chapter following a major brand refresh, the launch of some key products and services as well as the arrival of some high-profile new team members. We are looking for creative thinkers with the skills to bring our vision to life across a variety of critical roles. If you’re interested in an organization that combines a storied 150-year legacy with a start-up mentality, we invite you to get to know us at www.arizent.com and www.americanbanker.com.

About the position
We are seeking a reporter to cover the Federal Reserve Board and housing finance policy for the Washington D.C. area bureau of American Banker, the preeminent news publication serving the financial services industry. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of the Fed and other bank regulatory agencies. Essential skills include the ability to break news as well as write longer analytical and feature stories on the most important political and policy developments affecting the financial sector.

Core responsibilities:

  • Develop ongoing beat coverage in the financial policy sphere
  • Cultivate sources among government officials and financial policy experts and generate story ideas about regulation of the banking sector
  • Report and break news on tight deadlines
  • Research and write numerous articles per week, including forward-looking analytical takes and breaking news briefs.
  • Collaborate with the Washington bureau chief, other editors and other reporters on the policy team.

Job Requirements:
Competitive candidates will have the following attributes:

  • A passion for news, ideally with demonstrated experience covering Washington.
  • Ability to write with clarity, insight, and depth in a timely manner
  • A track record of working well under tight deadlines
  • A sharp eye for what makes a compelling news story
  • A strong understanding of how to generate scoops
  • Proficiency in the tools of a digital newsroom, including a content management system (CMS).
  • A degree in journalism or a related field is a plus

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Our extensive offerings include medical, dental and vision coverage; disability and life insurance, paid time off, a 401k program; a pretax transportation payment program and a fitness reimbursement program.

Arizent complies with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest records, unemployment status or any other protected category.

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