McGraw Hill Financial Senior Editor - LCD in New York, New York

The Role:

Senior Editor, Editorial

The Location:

New York, NY

The Team:

Leveraged Commentary & Data (LCD) has more than three dozen journalists and analysts providing news and research on the leveraged finance markets to 80,000 plus subscribers worldwide. We are a leading information provider whose success hinges upon producing a best-in-class data and research product.

The Impact:

The role will provide coverage of the US markets. This person will write - collaborate on five to seven articles daily. The articles this person writes should reflect a proprietary knowledge of market activity; specifically, reflect personal insight and knowledge ownership of market activities in this arena, thereby dynamically linking market activities together into thoughtful analysis.

What’s in it for you:

This is an opportunity for anyone who covers levfin to gain significant profile in the markets. LCD is the preeminent information source for these markets, reaching more than 35,000 readers worldwide daily.


  • Provide news and analytical content about current market events. These articles should maintain a high degree of accuracy despite the density of the content, and should reflect an understanding of the market. Additionally, they should also reflect deep understanding of other financial markets and how the credit markets relate back to events in those markets.

  • Interview major players in the field, including bankers, traders, and investors. In addition to heavy telephone contact during business hours, this job includes extensive market contact representing S&P at conferences, and in source meetings.

    • Develop - maintain sources within the leveraged loan and related market segments as to stay ahead of breaking news (deal launches, changes in structure, etc.) and to collect insight - perspective from the market.
  • Conduct research of various print and online sources of financial reports to derive pertinent data. Evaluate data from these sources (financial reports, market interviews, other financial commentaries) to produce comprehensive, cohesive articles.

What We’re Looking For:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required; preferably in area of expertise.

    • Four to five years’ experience as a journalist covering the credit - debt markets; experience in the U.S. levfin market is a plus.
  • A depth of contacts in the debt markets.

  • Strong analytical skills (the ability to discern when a story is merited, to source market sources appropriately and to provide accurate financial figures and facts within the story, amid a high-volume, real-time news environment).

  • Excellent verbal & written communications skills; technical writing skills are a requirement

  • Team centric

  • Technology savvy

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race - ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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