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Senior Money Writer

Mic, New York, NY

Mic exists to help young people make sense of a rapidly changing world.


Mic is a diverse news and media company for young people. Our mission is to inform, inspire, and empower our generation to make change happen. Each month, more than 65 million young people rely on Mic to make sense of the world.

Mic is looking for a highly motivated, passionate senior writer to join our Money team. The senior money writer will write, podcast and appear in video — and be able to excel across all mediums. This applicant should have experience covering a money beat — and interest in personal finance, business or any type of explanatory financial journalism.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to create clean, high-quality copy under tight deadlines
  • Experience with and a passion for original reporting — and a knack for pitching ideas that other publications aren't already chasing
  • Have a stable of sources
  • Interest in appearing on camera
  • Social media savvy, able to monitor Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Reddit, and wherever else news for breaking and trending story opportunities can be found
  • Comfortable with data-driven storytelling
  • Quick learner with ability to perform well in high-pressure situations
  • Eager to experiment and create new story formats

About Mic

Mic was founded in 2011 by Chris Altchek and Jake Horowitz under the shared belief that millennials are inquisitive, have a healthy skepticism for conventional wisdom, and crave substantive news to spark interesting conversations.

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