New York, NY
Money-Media, a business division of the Financial Times, is looking for an enterprising reporter for a new publication covering the health insurance market. You will have the benefits of working on a start-up publication within a stable and successful company that has proven it knows how to create profitable subscription-based publications within financial services. Health Payer Specialist publishes three times a week and provides health insurance companies with the news and intelligence they need to grow their businesses.
We welcome crisp writing, innovative approaches, visual thinking, and stories that make an impact. We’re an agile digital publication with a finger firmly on the pulse of our readers. As a reporter, you will cover the health insurance industry and write everything from scoops to analytical trend pieces. You will develop a source list and become a trusted provider of content for our sophisticated and engaged readers. You’ll be covering a large and dynamic market with plenty of opportunity to write high-impact stories. We have a small, collegial, open-minded team, so you will have plenty of opportunity for career growth and taking on more responsibilities. You will report to the publication’s managing editor.
The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to succeed and a proven track record of reporting high-quality content. We seek a person with strong intelligence, high energy, creativity, persistence, and resilience. Experience working a beat and knowing how to generate scoops, enterprise story ideas and other content that distinguishes a publication. Data journalism experience is a plus. Track record of continuous improvement and initiative and a creative approach to your work. Ability to recognize and respond to readers’ needs. Knowledge of the financial services industry a plus. A high personal standard of excellence and pride in the work you do. Curiosity and a desire to learn.