Power Finance Reporter Power Finance Reporter …

S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Power Finance Reporter
The Role: Reporter, Power Finance

The Location: Charlottesville, Va. or virtual

Grade: (for internal use only) G8

This team covers the transition to a low-carbon energy system with a focus on the power and utility companies driving that change through their investment decisions. As a reporter in this group, you'll dive deep into the capital plans, mergers and acquisitions, renewable projects, batteries, electric vehicle infrastructure and other power plant investments reshaping the grid. The team is based in Charlottesville, Va., but we're also looking for journalists who are productive in a virtual work environment.

The Impact: Our real-time, subscription-based news service reaches an influential readership of investment bankers and managers, and energy industry professionals in the global business community.

The Team: With more than 300 journalists across five continents, we are rapidly growing our coverage of financial and sector news. You will work closely with editors and journalists around the world. We're the foremost provider of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets. You will work closely with a team of more than 300 editors and journalists around the world. We're the foremost provider of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets. This position is part of the Energy team, within the broader commodities group, which covers the oil and gas, power and utilities, and renewable sectors.

The Career Opportunity: You will be covering the energy transition at a granular level, digging deep into the investment decisions made by electric utilities as they reduce the share of power generated by fossil fuels and add renewable assets and battery storage to their portfolios, among other major issues. To drive your reporting and tell this story in innovative ways, you'll have access to our massive database with comprehensive coverage of the market, regulatory, corporate, and power plant data.

What's in it for you:
  • Tremendous opportunity to grow personally and professionally
  • Learn about and cover trends impacting the power sector
  • Opportunities to enrich your ability to deliver high-quality news through developing research skills and financial acumen
  • Cultivate a robust network of contacts within the power and investment communities
  • Explore a highly rewarding career path with room for professional growth, recognition, and rewards
  • Brainstorm with colleagues who share deep knowledge and passion about the sectors they cover
  • Enjoy a casual working environment
Compensation/Benefits Information (US Applicants Only):
S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is
$38.4k to $79.7k. Base salary ranges may vary by geographic location.
In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan.
This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on
the benefits we provide to our employees, visit

  • Cover the electric power sector focusing on financial developments driven by the energy transition
  • Cover competitive power markets and utility state-level regulatory activity
  • Write daily stories as well as features supported by data
  • Cover conference calls and interview company executives
What We're Looking For:

Basic Qualificiations:
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field.
  • Relevant journalism experience.
  • Command of journalistic best practices (AP style, libel issues, etc.).
  • Must be able to juggle daily assignments and longer-term enterprise features.
  • Knowledge of finance, the power and utility industry or commodities markets an advantage.
  • Must have an affinity for analyzing numbers, using in-house data intelligence, financial reports and other industry information.
  • Fluency in English necessary
  • This position is limited to those with the indefinite right to work in the United States
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience operating in a real-time news environment
  • Business journalism research and writing skills
  • Experience covering regulatory, legal and financial developments
S&P Global Market Intelligence
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important-some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial
decisions with conviction.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded
to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only:
The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), EDTGRP203 - Entry Professional (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: 261194
Posted On: 2021-05-03
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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