S&P Global Senior Editor, LCD in United States

The Role:

Senior Editor, Editorial


New York, NY

S&P Global Market Intelligence


Leveraged Commentary & Data (LCD) has more than three dozen journalists and analysts providing news and research to 80,000 plus subscribers worldwide. We are a leading information provider whose success hinges upon producing a premier data and research product.

The Impact:

The role will provide coverage of the US leveraged finance markets, which could entail leveraged loans, high yield bonds, private equity, distressed debt, or bankruptcies - restructurings. You will collaborate across LCD's group, reporting and writing both straight news and feature-length stories.

What s in it for you:

  • Gain significant insight to the leveraged finance market

  • Career path that provides growth within sector

  • Cross-team and global collaboration

  • Learn about market dynamics

  • Opportunities to enrich your ability to deliver high-quality news

  • Opportunities for new and dynamic responsibilities, including reporting mentoring and editorial leadership

  • Build a robust network of industry and professional contacts.

  • Increase your understanding of market dynamics, and build your knowledge of the private equity space.

  • 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


  • 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.

WhatWe reLookingFor:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in area of expertise.

    • Experience as a journalist covering the credit - debt markets, personal finance, or related experience is a plus.
  • 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

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