Economy/Government Reporter

Caracas - VEN

Posted 2012-06-13 - Requisition No. 33654

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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 300,000 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 and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through 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 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

The Role

Bloomberg News seeks an experienced reporter for its Caracas office to cover Venezuela's economy and government. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to break news using well-sourced government officials, have written in-depth features on Venezuela's economy, and be self-starters who can perform to the highest standards without close supervision. Candidates should be able to write quickly and concisely under tight deadline pressure and be enthusiastic about working in a team environment, frequently on weekends. A minimum of five years of business journalism experience is preferred. The person in this role must be fluent in both English and Spanish. All candidates should attach clips showing economy or politics-related subject matter if possible.

Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a real-time news environment
  • Prior experience breaking news about politics and economics
  • Ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
  • Minimum five years of business journalism experience is preferred
  • Fluent in English and Spanish

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