AFR seeks markets writer/commentator
at MediaConnect Australia
The Australian Financial Review’s (AFR) markets department is hiring a writer/columnist for a full-time position, based in Sydney. Under supervision of the Markets editor, the person will be required to post updates on the AFR Live blog during trading days, and write in-depth articles on specific market subjects. They will also pitch new story ideas based on existing data from the trading floor and help in the development of associated stories, mostly in collaboration with other journalists. The successful candidate must be very experienced in covering the investment scene, particularly on stocks-related matters. They should also be adept at covering breaking news and to map out further reporting of them, plus present stories within deadlines.