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LiveSquawk, Financial Market News Broadcaster/Analyst

Employer
Live Squawk
Location
London plus home working
Salary
£30—35k based on experience.
Closing date
26 May 2024

LiveSquawk Financial Market News Broadcaster/Analyst
 
Job Details

LiveSquawk is seeking a full-time financial market broadcaster/ analyst to join our London team.

With a focus on financial markets and geopolitics, the ideal candidate will have sound knowledge of central bank monetary policy of major G20 economies and of derivative markets.

An understanding of the fundamentals of what makes markets move would be advantageous. As would a grasp of the political landscape across the Euro area, the UK and North America, in particular.
 
Candidates must be able to research, source, and write several stories each week, including breaking news, original news and features. They will obtain, source and expert comments and use authoritative primary sources. They will produce vibrant, concise and clean copy to deadline. 

The successful candidate will have either written or oral experience in a reporting role at a reputable organisation. They will have a strong understanding of digital journalism and the needs of a fast-paced newsroom.

They will have a skillful approach to writing engaging, brief previews and reviews on data points and central bank meetings. They will be adept at monitoring social media, Google Trends and other news-gathering tools to find and identify headlines, stories and topics of interest to a financial market trader and/or investor audience.
 
The candidate will be responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate and fast. 

Our office is based in London, but you will have the ability to work from home at select times if technical infrastructure is satisfactory.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor news sources and broadcast live to an audience.
  • Research, source, broadcast and write several stories each week, including original features and interviews.
  • Scour social media and other news-gathering tools to find stories and emerging trends.
  • Work with editors to ensure your work meets house style.

 
Requirements:

  • Experience in a reporting role for a reputable organisation.
  • SEO and online journalism skills.
  • Familiarity covering UK, EZ and NA financial market news in particular but knowledge of Asia markets a plus.
  • Familiarity with using social media, Google Trends and other news discovery tools to find stories.
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours.

 

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