Credit/Finance Reporter

Posted On: November 28, 2018

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Refinitiv

Company Description

The Financial and Risk Business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content—all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world−regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

Job Description

Refinitiv LPC is the premier global provider of information on the syndicated loan and high yield bond markets. Our first-to-the-market news, comprehensive real-time and historic data helps industry players stay informed about market trends and facilitate trading and investment decisions. With offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo LPC is the one source for comprehensive coverage of the syndicated loan markets worldwide.

Refinitiv LPC is seeking a skilled and energetic journalist to cover the private U.S. secondary loan market. The ideal candidate will be able to quickly deliver news on secondary loan trading and adjacent markets, including high yield bonds and credit default swaps. The reporter will also be able to conceive and write longer pieces on secondary trends for LPC’s print publications, real time news service LoanConnector and the Reuters newswire.


•Excellent contact building, strong people skills and initiative are key for breaking news in a private market and producing market-moving off diary stories
•An understanding of the syndicated loan market, how the fast-paced news cycle impacts loan trading and how this translates into breaking secondary market news is a plus but training will also be provided
•Strong written, communication and organisational skills are a must, along with two years of relevant financial reporting experience, newswire experience a plus
•Candidates who have worked in either a syndicated lending or credit trading capacity will also be considered.


•2+ years of financial journalism experience or experience working in syndicated finance
•Strong interpersonal and communications skills
•Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
•Strong knowledge of financial markets and investment banking
•A good contact book and the ability to network and develop sources and contacts

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