As a news reporter, you will be trained to be the eyes and ears of CoinDesk.

Your mission: to ensure CoinDesk readers are fully up to date whenever and wherever something happens in the cryptocurrency industry, particularly in your region, and that all content is accurate, punctual and written in the CoinDesk style.  

The ideal candidate has at least two years of journalism experience and familiarity with cryptocurrency and related technologies. Experience covering the sector or equities markets strongly preferred. You are a self-starter with an insatiable intellectual curiosity, a nose for news, and a can-do/collaborative attitude who can write clear, concise copy on tight deadlines.

 

Responsibilities

EDITORIAL

  • Report and write articles per agreed-upon deadlines and schedule. 
  • Scan regulatory and court filings, the market, on-chain data, news outlets, blogs, websites, social media, online forums and other information sources for story leads
  • Develop sources, break news and incorporate feedback from CoinDesk editors.
  • Learn to write concise, sophisticated pieces with a voice. The pieces will not only explain what happened but tell the reader why it matters and how it fits in with the overall picture. 
  • When necessary, be able to tell stories in narrative form.
  • Focus on finding actionable trends to make our content as valuable to readers as possible. 

 

WRITING

  • Write a steady stream of high-value breaking news posts each day.
  • Write or co-write market updates, working hand-in-glove with teams in other regions.
  • Chase and write about market moves.
  • Assume reporting responsibility for a specialty within the News Desk coverage area that may be in addition to your assigned beat.
  • Liaise with the beat desks to ensure comprehensive news coverage.

 

ENTREPRENEURIAL

  • Assist CoinDesk in building local relationships
  • Attend relevant events, meetups and conferences



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CoinDesk is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail to accomodations@coindesk.com and let us know the nature of your request.

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COVID-19 vaccination is required for all employees whose position is based out of the NYC office. However, CoinDesk will consider accommodations for disability- and religious-based reasons on a case by case basis. 

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