Junior/Senior Financial Journalist

About the Role

  • Identifying and researching news stories and features.
  • Composing articles regarding a specific event or development in the financial industry.
  • Write creative copy that meets business goals across a variety of media in a fully-integrated fashion.
  • Conceptual thinker who is able to express creative ideas with clarity, compelling language and relevance.
  • Generate story and graphics ideas from the financial news of the day.
  • Ability to work with data, comfort with numbers.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, able to translate jargon and numbers into elegant prose. An eagle eye for inaccuracies or mistakes.
  • Developing and maintaining financial industry contacts.

About You

  • Bachelor degree in English, Journalism/Economics or related field.
  • At least three years reporting experience, including coverage of business and financial news.
  • An ability to generate original story ideas, including compelling focus/analysis pieces and lively features.
  • An instinct to react quickly to breaking news.
  • Familiarity with social media, in particular as a news source.
  • Experience in working in real-time financial journalism.
  • A passion for financial data and stories, and for telling those stories graphically

Start Date of Roles: July 2022 to January 2023

Job Category: Editorial
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kuala Lumpur

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