Reporter - Spanish or Portuguese Speaker

Posted On: August 14, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: LatinFinance

Company Description

LatinFinance is the leading source of value-added financial markets intelligence for Latin America and the Caribbean.

As the volume of information on the region grows, our role of cutting through the clutter to identify events of immediate significance and lasting importance to Latin America and the Caribbean becomes ever more vital. LatinFinance is the essential provider of news and analysis that cannot be found anywhere else.

Published from New York and Miami, with a network of correspondents across Latin America and the Caribbean, LatinFinance has covered banking and capital markets in the region for more than 25 years. It is the authoritative source on debt, equity, structured finance, syndicated loans, private equity and M&A, as well as multilateral financing, people moves and secondary trading.

The LatinFinance Daily Brief delivers the latest news, while the monthly magazine and data-intensive website,, add the further context and analysis required to do business in these fast-moving markets.

Presidents of countries, heads of retail and investment banks, corporate and sovereign financing innovators, leading portfolio managers, traders and analysts choose LatinFinance for actionable, forward-looking information. Besides deal coverage, market-trend analysis and exclusive interviews with leading decision-makers, LatinFinance also provides detailed transaction pipelines, underwriting and advisory league tables, polls and awards.

Job Description

LatinFinance, the leading provider of value-added intelligence on the financial markets and economies of Latin America and the Caribbean, is seeking an ambitious and fast-learning early-career reporter to join its editorial team in New York.

The ideal candidate will have some reporting experience, proficiency in either Spanish or Portuguese, and, importantly, the drive to learn and develop as a financial journalist. S/he will demonstrate an interest in financial markets, the ability to build rapport with sources and develop a base of contacts, a flair for the written word and an understanding of the skills necessary to be successful in journalism.

The reporter will write daily news and analysis articles as well as longer-form features on capital markets activity in Latin America and the Caribbean, as part of a small, fast-paced team. The role involves daily interaction with the region’s most important companies, investors, banks and law firms. It also requires regular international travel, including attendance at LatinFinance events worldwide.

We offer comprehensive training, including financial markets and reporting courses. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated junior reporter to advance a rewarding career in financial journalism.

To Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and clippings to the news editor, Katie Llanos-Small: