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InvestmentNews is looking for a technology reporter to join our award-winning team. The reporter will cover technology and technology services used by brokers, investment representatives and registered investment advisers. The reporter will produce daily content for investmentnews.com and our weekly print magazine,InvestmentNews. The right candidate should be adept at breaking news and producing instructional content that helps readers better utilize technology to serve clients and run their practices more efficiently.

This is a high-profile, high-stakes beat for InvestmentNews, which strives to keep readers ahead of the news and well-informed of trends affecting the financial advice profession. The right candidate should be eager to develop subject-matter expertise and, as a result, be comfortable with public speaking and media appearances.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, communications or similar field
  • 5+ years professional experience in business reporting
  • Experience covering financial services technology
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely about complex topics
  • Experience developing sources, breaking news and writing features
  • Ability to produce clean copy and do basic editing.
  • Must be familiar with current social-media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and others
  • Should be comfortable with using web-based content-management systems for publishing stories to the web
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Online / digital examples or portfolio of work which includes business reporting pieces

Preferred

  • Scoop-obsessed and has a collaborative mind-set
  • Background covering the financial advice profession
  • An established social-media presence
  • Comfortable being on stage, moderating roundtables or in front of a camera

InvestmentNews is the leading information source for financial advisers. Our mission is to provide the financial advisory community with the highest quality news, analysis and industry intelligence — whenever, however and wherever they need it.

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