Oil Reporters, MT Newswires - Telecommute

Jun 28, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Energy, News, Newswires
Job Type

MT Newswires is a leading provider of original, real time global commodity news to the largest banks, brokerage firms and market data applications.

The company is seeking talented and experienced oil reporters in to cover the oil markets for our global client base. In addition to reporting on oil markets, this position involves communication with our oil industry subscribers and clients using the ICE Instant Message application.

MT Newswires operates a premium chat service related to oil markets through the ICE Instant message application. Reporters on the First Oil chat team write and disseminate oil news and communicate with oil traders and market participants in globally on chat/IM throughout the day.

The company is growing it's premium oil commodity news and chat services and is looking for experienced and energetic oil reporters & editors to join the First Oil chat team. These positions can be telecommute from any country.


Founded in 1999, MT Newswires is a leading real time multi-asset class financial newswire headquartered in Washington, DC. The Company is growing rapidly and looking for experienced and energetic financial reporters to be part of a rapidly growing and industry leading team of journalists.


In depth familiarity and extensive experience in reporting on oil and related energy commodities is required. Experience at other financial wire services (Dow Jones Newswires, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, S&P Global, etc.) is a big plus.  Being comfortable in communicating with oil traders/clients throughout each business day via instant messenger is required.

The ideal candidate:

  • Experience covering oil and energy markets for a business and/or financial publication;
  • Ability to work at least 6 hours per day, Monday - Friday remotely
  • Access to a computer with a reliable high speed internet connection
  • Familiarity with ICE Instant Message and their Data and Analytics applications (not required but a big plus)

The position requires disseminating oil and energy related commodity news throughout the day with oil industry contacts (traders, dealers, etc.) on the ICE Instant Message application. In addition to writing oil news and publishing those stories on our wire service, the individual filling this role will be largely focused on communicating with oil industry subscribers via the ICE Message/chat application.

Stories are syndicated to major market data platforms and large financial institutions every business day (excluding market holidays).

Please visit our Web site to learn more about our company and the Live Briefs news and the premium First Oil chat services before responding to this ad:



Pay is on the high end of the industry scale and may either be freelance or full time employment. The Company pays above average compensation and has a tremendous record of retaining contributors over its 17 year history. MT Newswires is aggressively hiring and looking for top notch oil commodity journalists!


We are looking to hire experienced right away. Please send your resume and cover letter by completing the application form below.