Bloomberg seeks a Canada data economics editor in Ottawa

October 6, 2023

Posted by Chris Roush

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from intraday coverage through to in-depth features. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It’s what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.

We are looking for a data editor to join the economic data news team in Ottawa. This person would be responsible for coverage of Canadian economic indicators, including writing and editing news stories using many formats — from breaking news headlines, to short bullet-point stories, to data tables, to long-form analysis. The right candidate will have a desire to innovate and a passion for fast news coverage.


  •   Leverage new and existing technology to provide fast, accurate coverage of economic indicators that Bloomberg Terminal clients rely on
  •   Edit economic news stories for accuracy, clarity and style
  •   Develop solutions to improve the existing workflow for processing and editing data-focused stories
  •   Contribute to generating story ideas within the Ottawa bureau and the broader team
  •   Research and implement different ways of generating insights and visual assets from publicly available reports and Bloomberg internal data to supply the newsroom with smarter, faster, and more accurate material for reporting
  •  Rely on the expertise of fellow reporters, data editors and economists to identify gaps in coverage and to help shape ongoing efforts in the region


  •   Background in Economics, Journalism, Finance, another related field
  •   Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  •   Fluency in spoken and written English
  •   A desire to learn and to constructively question the status quo
  •   Experience in writing/editing short headlines and fast news stories
  •   Ability to multitask in a fast-moving news environment
  •   Working knowledge of Excel VBA or Python for web scraping and data science
  •   Working knowledge of Bloomberg terminal preferable

To apply, go here.

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