The Defiant is the definitive information platform for the open economy, publishing across its website, daily newsletter, YouTube channel and podcast.
It is the most trusted source in the cutting-edge intersection between finance and tech, and is followed by the space’s leading investors, builders and decision-makers. Join The Defiant team to lead coverage in decentralized finance (DeFi), the fastest-growing sector in tech and money.
You’ll help shape the company as it grows from startup to information giant. You’ll have the freedom to shape your role in line with your talents and interests; maybe you want to have your own podcast? or a YouTube show? Maybe you’ve been wanting to ramp up a weekly column. The Defiant’s superb media team will support and encourage your growth
Together, we’ll set the historical record of a true revolution of the financial system, and we’ll push the boundaries of how media companies themselves are run.
This position is full-time and remote (though NYC-based is a plus), with a very competitive salary.
What You Will Do
- Write daily breaking news articles on the most important developments in DeFi, web3 and NFTs
- Write long-form features and research reports on the major trends in the space
- Participate in editorial meetings to plan the content calendar and strategy
- Become a resource and ambassador within The Defiant community
- You’re self-motivated and will hound sources down for interviews, dig for great angles, crunch numbers to back up your leads, and be ready to pitch new story ideas daily
- You love telling a good story and want to continue improving your writing to make them shine
- You have an interest in crypto/tech/finance and are eager to learn more
- You’re excited about working in a startup environment with a tight-knit team