Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 200 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 85 percent of U.S. Millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty, fashion, news and sports. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 5,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com.
Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.
FORTUNE is looking for a sharp, well organized, and ambitious journalist to join us as a junior reporter in New York. The ideal candidate has a general business background, with a particular interest in covering investing, fintech, and the evolution of Wall Street.
Pitch and write smart stories about the stock and bond markets, cryptocurrencies, financial regulation and innovation, and the impact of breaking news on stock prices.
Help produce The Ledger, our weekly newsletter on the intersection of technology and finance.
Work on FORTUNE franchises, including our Investors’ Guide and The Ledger 40 Under 40.
Help out with coverage and planning of our conferences and other live events.
Experienced: You will have no less than one year’s experience as a reporter, writer, or editor, ideally with some focus on the business world. You know how to take a complicated subject and break it down into something that’s understandable and interesting to our reader.
Forward-looking:You’re eager to give readers a smart take on the day’s events—capable of explaining what happened, but also delving into the long-term impact that a given event might have for investors and entrepreneurs.
Comfortable with words andnumbers. You can tell the difference between a big gain or loss and a small one, and you know that it takes a lot of millions to make a billion.
Engaged: Your work ethic is formidable. Your competitive streak is healthy. And you’re comfortable collaborating with equally engaged editors and writers.
Digital: You’re familiar with social and search distribution and know how to use both to enhance your reporting and to extend the reach of your stories.
Flexible: Digital journalism is constantly evolving. You’re ready and willing to change with it.
The position is based in New York and reports to Fortune’s finance editor.