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Business Insider editorial fellow, markets and investing

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

Business Insider is hiring a paid editorial fellow to write about markets and investing. 

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

Fellows on our markets and investing team write about topics like the stock market and the global economy in the unique Business Insider style. They spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, writing, pitching and producing features — even breaking news if the timing is right. They have the opportunity to contribute to stories like this story about the 49 charts all investors should know and this exclusive interview with one of the investing field’s biggest names.

All our editorial fellows should have:

  • Experience reporting and writing (school publications are great)

  • A passion for digital storytelling and voracious reading habits

  • Familiarity with digital and social media

  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team

  • Light HTML and/or Photoshop experience

  • Proofreading and copyediting skills

Additionally, for the markets and investing team, we’re looking for someone with the following:

  • Comfort talking markets with the biggest and smartest names in the business

  • An understanding of the levers that drive markets, and how they fit together

  • The ability to pick the most important nuggets of data out of research reports

  • The ability to distill complex topics into straightforward copy any reader can understand

  • An eagerness to become a student of markets and investing

This is an hourly paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in June.

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 a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our markets and investing fellow. Please include links to relevant clips if you have them.