Finance Reporter

Location
Cleveland
Posted
May 29, 2014
Closes
Jun 28, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
DescriptionFor more than three decades, Crain's Cleveland Business has been the trusted source for business news, analysis and commentary for decision-makers, entrepreneurs and professionals in Northeast Ohio. Named Ohio's best business publication several times, Crain's Cleveland Business is much more than a valued, trusted weekly business newspaper. Our editorial team delivers content daily on the web, via email newsletters, in reporters' blogs, on podcasts, over social media, and in videos. Our reporters and editors specialize in all major sectors of the region’s economy: real estate, manufacturing, health care, finance, government, law, higher education and more. Busy executives and managers rely on Crain’s Cleveland to get business news that is simply unavailable from any other source in the regional market.

We are seeking a business reporter to cover finance, from banking and law firms to accounting and insurance, in Northeast Ohio. This person should be able to produce high-impact stories that explain the broader trends in finance while reporting on day-to-day happenings on the beat. The ideal candidate should have an understanding of, or a willingness to learn about, financial markets, investing, banking regulation, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, and deal making. We are looking for a candidate with a curious mind, a keen eye for stories, and the ability to explain financial concepts clearly. This deadline-driven individual should have experience writing both quick-hit breaking news and colorful feature stories. They should also possess strong online and social media skills.

Job Responsibilities:
•Report and write news and features for both print and web
•Research
•Develop sources
•Monitor and mine public filings, such as lawsuits, SEC filings and other reports
•Compile and send a weekly deal making-related e-newsletter
•Collaborate with editors and other reporters on story development
•Attend occasional events, both Crain-sponsored and industry-sponsored
•Other duties as assigned
RequirementsJob Requirements
•Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field
Crain Communications Inc is one of the largest privately-owned business publishers in the U.S. with over 25 leading business, trade and consumer titles in North America and Europe. As an authoritative source of vital news and information to industry leaders and consumers worldwide, each of the company's newspapers, magazines and electronic news sites have become required reading in their respective sector of business and consumer market. Providing unmatched value and award-winning editorial excellence, the company is respected for its dependable journalism which readers have relied upon for over 90 years.

Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a well-established publishing leader.

To apply for this position please visit our website at www.crain.com and search under the employment section. To be considered for this position please submit a cover letter and resume.

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Crain Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





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