Financial journalist

CTFN, Westport, Connecticut

Date PostedMay 24, 2019
IndustryFinancial Services
Job StatusFull-time

CTFN, a subscription based M&A reporting service, is looking for a highly motivated entry-level journalist with an interest in financial markets, merger activity, and investigative reporting. The candidate will be responsible for covering large publicly traded transactions, regulatory policy matters, regulatory approvals, and high profile antitrust litigation. This person will work closely with CTFN's team of analysts to develop market moving news and insights. 


The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain relationships with key sources and contacts involved in the life cycle of major mergers. The position requires travel.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent phone manner and skills
  • Strong research skills
  • A demonstrated ability to write effectively
  • Interest in financial markets as well as mergers and acquisitions
  • Exceptional collaboration and communication skills
  • Ability to improvise and think quickly on your feet
  • Flexibility of thought and a desire to ferret out the truth



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Previous work in finance or journalism preferred 


CTFN provides in-depth news on mergers, event-driven situations, and major corporate developments with the detail and accuracy commensurate with a professional investor’s perspective.  CTFN offers readers worldwide – hedge funds, mutual funds, institutional investors, deal professionals, legal participants, regulators and industry executives – a cutting-edge, investigative news product that reflects the tireless efforts of a talented team of journalists and analysts.

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