AP seeks markets reporter


The Associated Press seeks a reporter for the Business News department’s financial markets team at its New York headquarters.

This reporter will have the task of explaining the financial markets to investors and consumers in daily coverage and through high-level enterprise stories.

The successful candidate must be a critical thinker and be well sourced among investors, traders and other Wall Street experts. The candidate must identify market trends and write authoritative stories with flair and clarity. The candidate must be an idea machine; somebody who sees stories where others see fog. The candidate must be a team player and willing to write for the AP’s Money & Markets product and to work with staffers through AP Business News.

The right candidate will have a deep knowledge of markets and finance and a demonstrated talent for writing clear and compelling stories with rigorous, thought-provoking analysis. The candidate will have experience delivering stories in a fast-pace world with a proven ability to work under deadline pressure. We’re looking for someone who isn’t satisfied to simply inform.

The candidate’s writing must sparkle and appeal to all readers, whether their sensibilities hew closer to Wall Street or Main Street. At least three years of experience in markets writing is required.

For more information, contact Deputy Business Editor Kevin Shinkle at kshinkle@ap.org.