Antitrust Reporter – Washington, D.C.

  • November 11, 2019

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

The Capitol Forum delivers investigative news and legal analysis of industry-defining competition policy issues to an influential subscriber base that includes investors, regulators, lawyers, and policymakers. By producing timely investigative journalism and exclusive analysis, we have become one of the fastest growing, differentiated, and influential media companies in the United States.

POSITIONS AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Capitol Forum is seeking a reporter with a proven ability to break news and write clear, in-depth, accurate stories on headline-grabbing mergers. The beat is extremely competitive: We’re looking for an aggressive journalist who can get market-moving scoops that shed light on government processes and place the news in context with penetrating analysis. The best candidate will be a natural at building a source network and show persistence and determination in getting a story. Knowledge or background in competition law isn’t required, but you must be interested in learning what antitrust is and why it’s so important in today’s world.

The Capitol Forum compensates well for people with the right skills and provides a professional, supportive and entrepreneurial environment in which to thrive.

To succeed in this role, you will need to:

  • Acquire and review a variety of documents from government agencies and publicly traded companies, including annual and quarterly corporate filings
  • Track a variety of government and industry calendars
  • Participate on conference calls, interact with subscribers, and attend outside events

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least two years of journalism experience
  • Ability to write clearly and quickly
  • Passion to break news and write incisive analysis
  • Interest in the intersection of business, government, politics and the law
  • Team player

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Pay will be commensurate with experience. The Capitol Forum provides our correspondents with a culture of learning, a passionate pursuit of the truth, influence over the issues covered, a team-oriented work environment, and access to a growing community of colleagues, sources, and readers. In addition, we offer:

  • Health insurance coverage with company-funded HRA
  • 401(k) plan
  • Generous paid vacation plan
  • Possible bonuses depending on a combination of factors, including quality of work and growth of the product
  • Reasonable working hours and a commitment to a healthy work/life balance
  • A casual but energized office culture
  • Opportunity for advancement

 

APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to careers@thecapitolforum.com. Due to the volume of applicants, we may not be able to reply to all applications, but we greatly appreciate your interest.

The Capitol Forum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.