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Credit/Finance Reporter

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 10/10/2017 10:21:13 AM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Thomson Reuters 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.

Thomson Reuters LPC is seeking an 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 also a plus. Candidates who have worked in either a syndicated lending or credit trading capacity will also be considered.

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

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, 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. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ078742
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: News & Editorial
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