Bloomberg seeks an Asia health care reporter in Singapore

April 8, 2024

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 daily 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 re-inventing, all the time.

Post-pandemic Asia has a wealth of health stories to tell. The rapid ageing of the East Asia economic powerhouses, the emergence of new pathogens, breakthrough drug development in Japan, the impact of geopolitical tensions on biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies in China and India … the list goes on. The healthcare journalist in Asia literally chronicles life and death, and its profound business and political ramifications.

Bloomberg News is looking for a journalist that can work with our reporters scattered across the region to tell the most compelling Asia healthcare stories. You will be trusted to connect the dots, produce authoritative coverage of the region’s most important life science and public health news, and articulate the global importance of Asia to the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies.

We’ll trust you to:

  •  Deliver quick turnaround spot news, as well as in-depth analysis on industry changes
  •  Be, or show the potential to be, deeply networked in the health and pharmaceutical industries with an eye on breaking news
  •  Be curious about the latest drug development breakthroughs and follow the progress of clinical trials for new drugs
  •  Collaborate with other reporters in the team and around the world
  •  Be committed to the best journalistic practices

You’ll need to have:

  •  At least 5 years of experience in financial journalism
  •  Experience in covering topics such as science, environment and healthcare as a reporter
  •  Experience working in a real-time news environment
  •  Rich knowledge about major healthcare markets in this region, such as China and Japan
  •  Excellent news judgement
  •  Ability to build up a network of sources, contacts and analysts in the industry
  •  Fluency in both spoken and written English
  •  Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization
  •  Bachelor’s degree or degree-equivalent qualifications

To apply, go here.

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