Reporter - Machine Learning, machineByte - NY / IL
machineByte.com, an online news site and events company dedicated to machine learning and data science in finance, is looking for a reporter to cover the Americas region.
Interested candidates should have experience in a reporting role in either capital markers or asset management, with knowledge of the FinTech market a plus. Recent graduates with an interest in finance and machine learning will also be considered.
The position calls for a reporter with the reporting and writing skills to tease news from financial jargon. The reporter will be expected to source stories themselves by developing relationships with a range of companies and people.
The reporter also must be able to write a breaking-news story as deftly as an in-depth profile and be open to publishing via different media such as podcasts and video. The job will require some travel and the reporter will also be expected to provide editorial input to events run by machineByte.
This role can be based in New York City or Chicago.
machineByte launched in Dec. 2018 in response to demand from financial and tech professionals for more education, content and data covering machine learning and data science.
Machine learning and data science are increasingly changing the investment management landscape. Investors are relying on data for allocation decisions, while tech firms are increasingly finding traction in financial markets with machine learning platforms.
machineByte is a sister publication of EQDerivatives. The company has developed a reputation as the leading provider of content to pension funds, hedge funds, asset managers, foundations and endowments and insurers active in cross-asset derivatives, volatility, alternative risk premia and other quantitative strategies.
The successful candidate will have
- An ability to write about complex and technical topics in an eloquent manner
- Outstanding networking and contact building skills and a desire to travel
- Excellent time management and communication skills
- A self-starter attitude with a cooperative approach
- An eagerness to learn and a willingness to try new things and innovate around a changing market landscape
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