Finance Reporter

Posted On: December 16, 2011

Journalism Job

Media Organization: In The Empire

Company Description

In The Empire is part of Streetwise Media, a Boston-based online publishing platform focused on building local communities both online and offline to provide ''the view inside'' for a number of interest verticals including: business, education, politics, and sports. The Company's first property, recently named to The Next Web's list of Best Boston Startups, launched in December of 2009 and has quickly gained traction to become one of the leading online publications in the metro-Boston area. Streetwise Media is venture funded and boasts an impressive investor syndicate including: TL Ventures (investor in; Boston Seed; Allan Phillips, the Co-founder of Where (sold to PayPal/eBay); and Jeff Parker, former Chairman and CEO of Thomson Financial.

Job Description

A rapidly growing internet media company is looking for a few good finance reporters / comedy writers for a New York centric Daily Show-style news site. In The Empire will be taking a look at Wall Street, financial regulation (or lack thereof), the squeezing of the middle class in NYC, education, Mayor Bloomberg, entrepreneurs, and lessons from the 1%.

In The Empire is a reformist minded news site with a funny/satirical, smart, empowering tone. Desired candidates are tenacious fact-checkers, funny, creative, and driven by community empowerment.

To Apply

- Send us your resume, cover letter, and writing samples
-Include writing samples as links in the email or in an attached Word or PDF
- Please specify your areas of interest (tech, finance, politics, media, etc.) and why you enjoy covering them