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S&P Global seeks electric utilities reporter

October 27, 2020

Posted by Chris Roush

S&P Global is seeking an experienced journalist interested in joining our Power Finance team. The team covers the developments at electric utilities and power generators that Wall Street wants to know more about, whether it’s mergers and acquisitions, ESG goals, big investments in renewable energy or quarterly earnings. The team is based in Charlottesville, Va., but we’re also looking for journalists who are productive in a virtual work environment.

The Impact: Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership of investment bankers and managers, and energy industry professionals in the global business community.

The Team: You will work closely with a team of more than 300 editors and journalists around the world. We’re the foremost provider of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets. This position is part of the Energy team, within the broader commodities group, which covers the oil and gas, power and utilities, and renewable sectors.

The Career Opportunity: The reporter in this role will be covering the energy transition at a granular level, digging deep into the investment decisions made by electric utilities as they reduce the share of power generated by fossil fuels and add renewable assets and battery storage to their portfolios, among other major issues. To drive your reporting and tell this story in innovative ways, you’ll have access to our massive database with comprehensive coverage of the market, regulatory, corporate and power plant data.


  • Cover power M&A, private equity activity and renewable energy investment
  • Cover competitive power markets and utility state-level regulatory activity
  • Write daily stories as well as features supported by data
  • Cover conference calls and interview company executives

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field.
  • Approximately 2 or more years of journalism experience.
  • Command of journalistic best practices (AP style, libel issues, etc.).
  • Must be able to juggle daily assignments and longer-term enterprise features.
  • Knowledge of finance, the power and utility industry or commodities markets an advantage.
  • Must have an affinity for analyzing numbers, using in-house data intelligence, financial reports and other industry information.
  • Fluency in English necessary.

To apply, go here.

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