Interactive Reporter

Posted On: November 21, 2014

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Money-Media

Company Description

Money-Media is a friendly company with an entrepreneurial spirit. We are an organization of people with initiative and integrity who are passionate about their profession and value positive and creative thinking, a commitment to continual improvement and resiliency.

As a subsidiary of Pearson, the parent of the Financial Times, we offer an attractive benefits package including medical and dental, 401(k) and additional perks.

Pearson is committed to equality of opportunity. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company -- and we welcome all members of the community we serve to apply for openings with us.

Job Description

Money-Media, a subsidiary of the Financial Times, is seeking an entry-level reporter with a strong interest in both written and visual journalism to help drive the growth of interactive features across its money management publications.

Top candidates must be enthusiastic about business journalism, and possess strong intellectual curiosity, time management skills and thrive in a team-based work environment. Applicants must understand complicated topics quickly and then report on these issues in a clear manner, helping us incorporate the voice of an influential Wall Street community into our publications.

Contenders should be interested in the growing field of visual journalism, and be passionate about conveying information through interactive graphics and other data-driven mediums. They will need to interact with different sources on a regular basis, and have experience working on multiple tasks under daily deadline pressure. The reporter will work within our interactive editorial team to enhance the scope of Money-Media’s infographics, survey-driven articles, polling and coverage of social media trends.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone starting out in journalism who wants to learn about one of Wall Street’s most dynamic sectors. The successful candidate will interview high-level executives, write about the latest industry trends, gain reporting/editing experience, and work in multiple media. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college, and should have journalism experience on the academic, internship and/or entry level. Candidates with a background in graphics, statistics and/or economics are encouraged to apply.


Generate between one and two infographics a week for two daily U.S. publications, with a possibility to expand that mandate
Reporting on a quarterly series that focuses on industry trends for FundFire and Ignites
Reporting weekly poll articles for FundFire and Ignites
Assist interactive editor with weekly polling features on FundFire and Ignites
Reporting on industry personnel moves for Ignites’s weekly People edition
Assist in research of mutual fund social media trends
Attend editorial staff meetings and work closely with different publications to conceptualize and then implement the highest quality content.


A keen interest in interactive reporting, visual journalism and business news
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university/college
Demonstrated interest or experience working as a journalist on a daily deadline schedule
A track record of working successfully as part of a team
Strong work ethic and ability to take ownership of his/her work
A detail-oriented, inquisitive individual who works constantly to improve their skills
Knowledge of Word, Excel and Adobe applications

It Also Helps If Candidates Have Knowledge of:
Adobe graphics software (Illustrator), HTML, Javascript, and other front-end web tools
Online graphic libraries such as D3 or Raphael

To Apply

Please send a cover letter explaining why you are the right fit for this position, and your resume to Address your cover letter to Greg Shulas.