Reporter, American Banker

Arlington, Virginia
Apr 13, 2018
Metro Area
Full Time


SourceMedia, an Observer Capital company, is an innovative, growing digital business information and performance media company serving senior-level professionals in the financial, technology and healthcare sectors.  Brands include American BankerPaymentsSourceThe Bond BuyerFinancial PlanningAccounting TodayMergers & AcquisitionsNational Mortgage NewsEmployee Benefit News and Health Data Management.


American Banker, an independent news outlet, is currently seeking a Reporter to write about financial services policy, including Dodd-Frank reform and the mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  The successful candidate will be responsible for writing short breaking news stories and longer features about U.S. commercial banking.   The American Banker Reporter will work closely with colleagues in the newsroom and around the country to coordinate coverage. The position is based in the Washington DC bureau.


The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years reporting experience and preferably an understanding of banking and financial services.  Essential skills include an ability to generate unique story ideas and provocative analysis for a sophisticated banking audience, write clearly on deadline and cooperate closely with editors and other colleagues in a fast-paced newsroom. Knowledge of banking, finance, digital journalism and social media are 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 401(k) plan; a pre-tax transportation payment program; and subsidized health club membership.

For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume and writing samples.

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