Financial Journalist

NYC preferred or surrounding area (or anywhere with a good internet connection)

About the Role
We are looking for a full-time, dynamic, talented, and ambitious journalist to write for The Daily Upside. The role involves some shift and weekend working. We strive to offer high-quality analysis that suits a variety of different audiences, specifically while providing a responsive view of the day’s global stories. Ideal candidates should be able to write and edit crisply and cleanly and have excellent news judgment and analytical rigor, experience working in a news environment, an eye for detail, and a strong understanding of global politics, business, and finance.


  • Plan, write, and edit our daily newsletter
  • Ensure timely and smooth publication of stories
  • Monitor news services and and alert our editorial team to breaking stories
  • Provide insight and analysis into what’s happening in the world of business, finance, economics, and investing
  • Demonstrate expertise and dominance on the beat
  • Update elements of our website pages
  • Collaborate closely with the editorial team and work seamlessly across all departments of The Daily Upside


  • Attention to detail and strong writing skills
  • Excellent source network and ability to create new ones 
  • Well versed in a wide range of financial products and accustomed to describing financial markets, products, and economic activity in clear, direct language
  • Experience generating compelling analysis, enterprise story ideas and other content that distinguishes a publication
  • Strong reporting skills and comfort working in a fast-paced news environment and on deadline
  • Ability to break news and create conceptual scoops
  • Background in understanding local, national, and world news coverage
  • A passion for the media industry and great journalism
  • A demonstrated interest in business reporting is a plus – extensive knowledge of financial trends, concepts, and terminologies


  • Competitive salary and commission structure. Salary for the role is commensurate with experience and depends on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO, paid holidays
  • Work from anywhere with a good internet connection (preferably in NYC or surrounding area)
  • Opportunity to work with a fun and passionate team and be a stakeholder in building something truly special in the media industry
  • Regular team outings (virtual or in-person)

If you’re an experienced writer, with the above-mentioned qualifications, we’d love to hear from you! Send your resume and a brief message on why you’d be the perfect fit for this role, along with 5 samples of your work to