Reporter, Mortgage

permanent
Fully Remote

Open to all applicants globally!

Bankrate is looking for a Mortgage Reporter to join the team. In this role, you will own the mortgage beat, interview newsmakers in the housing industry and help our readers navigate the homebuying process.

What you’ll do:

  • Write daily news stories with clean, clear copy while under deadline.
  • Turn on breaking news and also break news of your own, always focusing on the consumer angle.
  • Be passionate about home buying, following the industry closely with a focus on mortgages.
  • Leverage your sources and contacts to get exclusive interviews with industry newsmakers.
  • Represent Bankrate as an expert spokesperson.
  • Take a technical subject such as home buying and write it in a way that’s easily understandable.
  • Create content for one-off features and special requests.
  • Understand the metrics of our storytelling and allow them to inform our decisions.

Experience

  • 2+ years of writing experience in the mortgage or related industry.
  • Sharp news judgment and knowledgeable of mortgage industry trends.
  • Flexibility to break news, write data studies and craft SEO-focused articles.
  • A seasoned reporter with sources in the mortgage and housing industry.
  • Ability to represent Bankrate as a spokesperson.
  • Ability to adapt and pivot quickly.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Command of AP style.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Salary and Perks

  • In office or remote
  • Competitive salary

About Bankrate

Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content.

Bankrate provides consumers with fully researched, comprehensive, independent and objective personal finance editorial content across multiple vertical categories including mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards, and other categories, such as retirement, automobile loans, and taxes. For over two decades Bankrate.com has been a leading personal finance destination. Bankrate aggregates rate information from over 4,800 institutions on more than 300 financial products. With coverage for over 600 local markets, Bankrate generates rate tables in all 50 US states. Bankrate develops and provides web services to more than 100 co-branded websites with online partners such as Bloomberg, Comcast, Yahoo! And CNBC.

Red Ventures is a multi-billion-dollar portfolio of digital companies that specializes in bringing consumers and brands together. Through bespoke technology, integrated digital commerce and sales, distinguished partnerships, data science and original content from the company’s proprietary brands and marketplaces, Red Ventures provides better end-to-end consumer experiences throughout the buying cycle. Headquartered in the Charlotte metro area, Red Ventures has more than 3,600 employees globally in offices across the US, UK and Brazil.

At Red Ventures we believe that diversity makes us stronger – at work and in the world. Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications.

Bankrate is a leading publisher, aggregator, and distributor of personal finance content.

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