Bloomberg seeking First Word editor
Bloomberg News is seeking a First Word Editor in our New York office. The person in this role will be responsible for providing on-the-spot, concise written reports on breaking mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, earnings, and other corporate events. Editors responding to this ad should have a minimum of five years of journalism experience and experience covering companies and/or finance in a real-time news environment. Great Wall Street contacts and/or specific beat experience (technology or finance) a plus. Editors should have the ability and industry-specific knowledge to immediately discern actionable information from breaking news and have strong writing skills.
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
-Knowledge of the economy, financial markets, and business
-Minimum of five years of business editing experience
-Great Wall Street contacts and/or specific beat experience (technology or finance) a plus.
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately , is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 310,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.
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