Shipping and Energy Correspondent/Reporter - Work from home, India

Location Singapore
Discipline: Maritime
Contact name: Brijesh Mongia

Contact email:
Job ref: 803
• Report news stories on the shipping industry and global energy markets
• Develop good rapport with contacts to gather and report accurate and unique content
• Write factually correct and succinct news stories about global bunker fuel markets
• Report stories from press releases, webinars and events in the global energy and shipping industries
• Write scheduled and off-diary stories for newsfeed and social media pages
• Conduct interviews with bunker and shipping industry experts
• Meet rolling deadlines and file grammatically sound and clean copy
• Structure and maintain spreadsheets to compare bunker fuel prices and other relevant info to write up stories from
• Spot trends in bunker fuel pricing, quality, supply and demand
• Back up news articles and other content with notes
• Dig up and pitch stories, and communicate effectively with the rest of the team


• A university graduate with a strong degree or diploma in journalism, energy or shipping
• 2-5 years of experience from a news media outlet, preferably an internationally focused newsroom or publication
• Know how to find interesting story angles and write up articles based on press releases and interviews
• Be able to gather information from various sources and combine it into clear and succinct news stories

Key skills

• Excellent English proficiency and writing ability
• Ability to meet deadlines given during fast-paced news days
• Strong communication and teamwork skills
• Numerical literacy
• Integrity and accuracy
• Ability to work with teammates to solve problems
• Analytical and computing skills