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CQ Roll Call seeks securities reporter

March 26, 2021

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

CQ Roll Call is seeking a securities reporter to be based in Washington, D.C. This reporter will be responsible for producing securities-based news stories for the CQ Washington Briefings that appear under contract in Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw, and stories for CQ Roll Call’s Fintech Beat newsletter.


  • Track regulatory developments and break news to keep subscribers informed
  • Be ready to write on a variety of securities issues
  • Demonstrate expertise about Congress, the White House, federal agencies and politics
  • Develop sources and contacts that can be relied upon
  • Connect the CQ Legal audience with developments in federal, state and local government
  • Inform your reporting with data by analyzing data sets to determine trends


  • 2+ years of daily reporting experience and familiarity with legal and regulatory filings with a commitment to even-handed coverage
  • Demonstrated understanding of the federal budget and appropriations process
  • Experience covering financial technology (“fintech”) issues a plus
  • Proven ability in covering policy-making through the lens of state legislatures, Congress or government agencies
  • Computer-assisted reporting skills including use of databases, Excel and other programs and tools
  • A track record of producing unique scoops and compelling features
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills
  • A desire to work in a fast-paced, competitive environment
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience


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