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Business Insider billionaires reporter

Editorial | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Business Insider is hiring a full-time reporter to cover the lives, net worths, and careers of the world’s richest people. 

Are you fascinated by the world’s billionaires? Do you want to know how they got started in their careers, take a deep dive into their net worth, and give readers a visual tour of their homes, yachts, cars, and lifestyle? If so, you could be our next billionaires reporter.

A passion for telling stories through a blend of photos and storytelling is a must. Original photography skills are not required, but this person must be familiar with thinking visually and using beautiful images to tell stories.

This reporter will keep an eye on the news — which CEO is everyone talking about? Which billionaire family is in the headlines? Who are the wealthiest heirs? — and to deliver pitches accordingly.

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • An understanding of how readers consume news digitally

  • An ability to identify the heart of a story quickly

  • Experience working in a newsroom

  • Familiarity with SEO practices

  • Flexibility in working on both assignments and pitches, and in adjusting quickly to the pace and direction of the news on any given day

The is a full-time position based in our New York City headquarters. Business Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.

APPLY HERE with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to be our billionaires reporter.