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Dealreporter seeks REITs reporter

October 2, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Dealreporter, an online news service that is part of the Mergermarket Group, has an opening for a Financial Journalist to cover real estate investment trusts and financial services companies from New York.

This role is entirely focused on off-diary/enterprise reporting and is a great opportunity for a reporter looking to move into an investigative journalism position. Articles may range from breaking news that a REIT is for sale to revealing details on an asset manager’s IPO plans.

The successful candidate will generate original story ideas, make new sources and quickly pick up financial information. An established source book of sector, corporate finance or M&A sources is preferred, though applicants with a strong networking ability will be considered. The successful candidate should be as happy reporting a story independently as working with a team of reporters based around the world.

Key Skills:

• Keen interest in business news, mergers and acquisitions (M&A)

• Ability to interview investment bankers, attorneys and senior executives

• Existing corporate finance contact book or strong networking skills

• Strong aptitude for understanding SEC filings, balance sheets

• Ability to pick up on trends and develop original angles for stories

• At least one year of experience in journalism or finance

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Senior Editor Jay Antenen at Include the job title Financial Journalist. Successful applicants will be invited to send clips and for phone interviews.

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