Middle Market Restructuring Reporter

Posted On: September 20, 2019

Journalism Job

Media Organization: Acuris

Company Description

Acuris powers business growth for financial and professional services firms worldwide. Through events and subscription-based digital services, we provide unique, high-value content that helps our customers to make the best decisions based on the strongest evidence.

Our sector specialists and expert analysts interpret data and intelligence to extract new insights that create business opportunities for our customers. We’re trusted by many of the world’s principal advisory firms, investment banks, law firms, hedge funds, private equity firms and corporates, who rely on our brands to help them understand specialist markets and find ideas for business development.

Founded in 2000, we’re a growing family of information brands united by common characteristics: sector expertise, analytical skill, proprietary data and solutions that are packaged for maximum value. You’ll find our 1,000 staff, including 500 specialist journalists and analysts, in 67 locations around the world.

Job Description

Debtwire Middle Market is seeking a tenacious, self-motivated reporter to join its team in New York. This is an investigative journalist position and as such, the individual will be tasked with cultivating relationships with sources and breaking news across the high yield, leveraged loan, distressed debt and restructuring universes.

The reporter will work with a small, supportive team to uncover scoops on financial distress, advisory mandates, and private lender/company negotiations—all of which occur in the lead-up to a company filing for bankruptcy or restructuring out-of-court.

The ideal candidate will possess the strong desire to break news and the drive to reach towards the goal of finding and talking to sources with knowledge of the company on hand. Persistence will be key in this job.

Debtwire produces real-time news and data on high yield, leveraged loan, distressed debt and restructuring situations globally through our network of journalists and analysts.


Move fast to produce breaking news on small-cap distressed companies in North America
Publish trend pieces and sourced analysis on specific companies facing financial pressure
Collaborate with colleagues across different products to produce copy

Skills & Requirements:

Experience working in a fast-paced newsroom and the desire to break news
Ability to write clean copy under tight deadline pressure
Knack for networking and source building
Strong organizational and time management skills

If it sounds like you would be a good fit for this role, please apply by sending in a cover letter and your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!



To Apply

Please submit an application using this link here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?aj=oFor5fwj&s=CFW