Freelance Journalist/Correspondent (USA, Europe or Latin America)

  • LendIt Fintech
  • May 12, 2021
Full-time Fintech - Other

Job Description

About us
LendIt Fintech ( is the world’s leading fintech media company. Bankers, fintech executives and investors from around the world rely on LendIt Fintech for industry news, analysis and gatherings -- online and offline.

Our news portfolio currently includes:

  • LendIt Fintech News
    • Global
    • Europe
    • LatAm
  • Fintech One-On-One podcast
  • PitchIt Podcast
  • Fintech Features

About you
You are an experienced Journalist who has a track record covering financial services, fintech and/or technology. You love to write, research and develop your own story ideas.

Day-to-day activities will include:

  • Pitch and develop captivating story ideas in digital banking, lending innovation, payments, blockchain, regulation and beyond
  • Write clean, concise and factual articles
  • Record and edit short-form video content
  • Create trustworthy relationships with contacts and sources
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest fintech news developments
  • Contribute to LendIt Fintech’s live and virtual events, video sessions and podcasts
  • Maintain an ethical and objective standard in research & reporting
  • Accurately fact-check information
  • Meet deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and sales


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree is Journalism or relevant subject matter
  • At least 2 years work experience as a journalist
  • Recent experience covering financial services, fintech or technology
  • An established book of relevant contacts/sources
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent observation and judgment skills

Characteristics we are looking for:

  • Integrity
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Work ethic & diligence
  • Confidence
  • Initiative
  • Humility
  • Positivity
  • Maturity

You will report to:
Managing Editor

This position needs to be filled immediately.

TBD based on your availability, throughput, experience and capabilities.

Remote - looking to hire local correspondents in the USA, Europe and Latin America.

To be considered for an interview, complete the form below.