The Block is the leading research, analysis and news brand in the digital asset space. Founded in 2018 and based in NYC, The Block’s team is spread across 7 times zones, covering the global cryptocurrency and blockchain space 24/7. Through The Block’s website + newsletter, The Block research, our podcast “The Scoop,” hosted + 3rd party events and community participation, we interact daily with tens of thousands of technologists, financial market participants, Fortune 500 professionals, global service providers, policymakers and more. The Block delivers deep insight into how this emerging sector interacts with traditional finance, technology, governments, and markets. The Block’s foundation is simple: we are the first and final word in digital assets.

What we need

Working at The Block will be one of the most enjoyable, fulfilling, and challenging experiences you’ll have in your career. We are on the frontier of one of the most thrilling ecosystems in both technology and money: digital assets and blockchain.

The Block is seeking a full-time reporter to help cover the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry, as well as the movers and shakers who are working on the bleeding edge of financial technology. You’ll be one of the first employees of a startup dedicated to becoming one of the premier media and information services destinations covering emerging technologies impacting investing, commerce, real estate and much more.

Successful candidates will likely have:

  • Prior writing and reporting experience
  • An ability to juggle multiple stories and deadlines
  • A track record of interviewing and interacting with primary sources
  • Passion for technology, with a dash of skepticism where warranted
  • Social-media savvy
  • English-language writing experience
  • Experience with cryptocurrency and blockchain a bonus but not mandated

Please send us a cover e-mail and links to at least three (3) things you’ve written at [email protected]

Working at The Block

The Block operates at high speed and significant rates of change. You’ll have a chance to help shape the company through your work — and you’re joining us at the beginning. Our needs will grow and change over time as will opportunities to work with us. If you’re not a perfect fit for our job listings, contact us and explain why you want to join The Block.

The Block provide comprehensive benefits to employees, including health insurance and equity; is an equal-opportunity employer; seeks applicants from all backgrounds; and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, race, disability, or any other protected status under applicable local, state, and federal laws.