Reporter, Electric Power

S&P Global Market Intelligence, Arlington, Virginia

Date PostedMay 16, 2019
IndustryTrade Publications
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

The Role: Reporter, Electric Power

The Location: Arlington, Virginia

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Grade (internal use only): 8A

This position/program is limited to those with the indefinite right to work in the United States.

S&P Global Market Intelligence is seeking an enterprising journalist to cover financial, operational and policy news related to the electric utility industry in the United States.

The successful candidate will be adept at identifying the most important news developments in the sector, reporting on breaking news and crafting proprietary stories on key industry trends. In addition, our reporters provide on-the-ground coverage of hearings, shareholder meetings, conferences and other significant events.

The Team: With more than 300 journalists across five continents, S&P Global Market Intelligence is rapidly growing its coverage of financial and sector news. You will work closely with editors and journalists around the world. We are the foremost provider of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets.

The Impact: Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership that includes electric utilities, policymakers and leading financial players.

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive benefits including four weeks of paid vacation, 18 weeks paid parental leave and generous tuition reimbursement.

  • Learn about the market dynamics of an important sector for the U.S.

  • Increase your responsibilities, including reporting, mentoring and editorial leadership.

  • Build a robust network of industry and professional contacts.

  • Be part of a team that has a deep knowledge and passion about the industry sectors it covers.

  • Enjoy a casual working environment.


  • Write spot news coverage.

  • Write feature-length and longform data-driven stories.

  • Establish relationships with sources, analysts and industry authorities.

  • Monitor news releases, third-party reports and SEC filings and write briefs.

  • Cover conference calls with company executives.

  • Attend conferences and events.

What We’re Looking For

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong writing and reporting skills, along with excellent news judgment

  • Experience operating in a real-time news environment

  • Experience with breaking news coverage

  • Experience with feature writing

  • Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the electric utility industry

  • Experience covering regulatory, financial or legal developments.

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions on the basis of merit, capability and equality of opportunity, and without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law, or any other characteristic that has no bearing on a person’s ability to perform his or her job.

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