BuzzFeed is hiring a

Senior Business Reporter

New York, United States

BuzzFeed News is looking for a Senior Business Reporter. The ideal candidate will be an experienced business reporter with a proven ability to break news and get the biggest stories on their beat. We're particularly interested in reporters with specialized experience and sourcing within a particular industry - especially consumer-facing industries. 

Along with the skills and experience to get big stories, we're looking for a reporter who wants to make business news essential reading for mass audiences. You'll have the freedom to pursue the most ambitious and imaginative stories on your beat, and the opportunity to get your work in front of one of the biggest audiences on the web. 

We're looking for stories that can break through and get people talking - in recent months, we've been particularly proud of stories like our investigation into Chinese e-commerce scams, our many scoops on Palantir, and this hard-hitting expose of a shady college in California. Reporters who can break stories like these are encouraged to apply - we'd love to have you here!

Responsibilities:

  • Beat reporting on a given industry or topic
  • Produce exclusive and original stories
  • Develop industry sources 
  • Work collaboratively with reporting teams across BuzzFeed News

Requirements

  • 3+ years of business reporting experience, ideally specialized within a particular industry
  • Core business reporting skills: financial literacy, ability to interpret financial statements and other corporate filings
  • Appetite for investigative reporting: proven ability to go deep in investigating a business using public records, financial information and other data sources
  • Desire to cover business news for a mass audience