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Work the fertilizer beat!

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by CarlSpackler, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. CarlSpackler

    CarlSpackler Member

    Can you write about shit? Lots of shit? Then this may be the gig you've been looking for! It's really shitty!



    ICIS is looking for a reporter to add to our growing team in Houston. ICIS is the world’s largest petrochemical pricing service, offering unrivalled coverage of global energy, chemical and fertilizer markets. We have a global team of more than 600 people with bureaus in London, Houston, New York, Washington, Mumbai, Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Tokyo and Moscow.

    Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

    Cover fertilizer markets, producing daily and weekly price assessments, market analysis, real-time news and in-depth analysis stories, plus contribute to monthly market reports
    Analyze supply, demand and trade data
    Develop sources among key industry participants
    Travel to industry events in the US and around the world
  2. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    You'll spend a lot of time interviewing these kids:

  3. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    I thought this may be a job covering the Penn State beat or something.
  4. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    It's a job opening. That's something.
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    A lot of crude oil goes into the manufacture of fertilizers. Less available for gasoline.

    It would be a better world if good old cowshit was used instead.
  6. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    I knew a guy in Chicago who made a ton of cake writing about underground tanks.

    What the hell, it's a (day) job.
  7. Tom Petty

    Tom Petty New Member

    i thought it was a cubs beat writer gig.
  8. old_tony

    old_tony Well-Known Member

    Does anyone else find it amusing that Carl Spackler started this thread?
  9. CarlSpackler

    CarlSpackler Member

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