Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We’re hiring a Business Reporter!
Why it Matters: You will report and write daily stories for our business newsletters and cover breaking news as it happens.
Go Deeper: Our Business Reporter will collaborate across our business, finance, and markets coverage. You’ll report on the biggest stories and trends shaping the American economy and business landscape and break news to help shape our coverage.
The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to break stories, spot trends for longer-range coverage, and convey contextual meaning to developments on the beat. Ideal candidates will also have the following skills:
Experience reporting on business and business-adjacent topics, and the ability to see past the daily noise to spot the news and trends that matter
Positive attitude and ability to thrive in high-pressure news environments
Highly collaborative mindset
Commitment to the Axios mission and Smart Brevity style
Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
Commuter and cell phone benefit
A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
Annual learning and development stipend
Additional pandemic-related benefits:
One mental health day per quarter
$100 monthly work-from-home stipend
Tele-mental health services
OneMedical membership, including tele-health services
Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers
Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies
Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes
Virtual company-sponsored social events
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
Axios is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Axios makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.