Freelance On-Air Reporter/Writer (Fill-In)

New York, NY - USA

Posted 2013-05-24 - Requisition No. 36891

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The Role

Bloomberg News seeks a freelance (fill-in) on-air reporter/writer for its TV affiliates network in New York. Individuals are responsible for presenting, writing, editing and producing reports for local stations around the U.S. Flexibility with hours is essential. The candidate must have a strong on-camera presence and the ability to engage audiences. The candidate must also be able to make quick decisions in a real-time news environment and thrive under pressure. The position demands a strong understanding of what makes a business news story and the ability to customize reports for different geographical areas. A strong knowledge of business and financial themes combined with the ability to explain complex material in simple terms is essential.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years recent/relevant on-camera experience
  • Working knowledge of the business news and the financial markets
  • Flexibility with hours is essential.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting under tight deadlines
  • Strong editorial skills and news judgment
  • Well-developed organizational skills
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable

The Company

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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