Company News Reporter

Tokyo - JPN

Posted 2012-08-06 - Requisition No. 34110

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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 companys 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. Bloombergs enterprise solutions build on the companys 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.

The Role

Bloomberg News is seeking company news reporters to join our Tokyo office to cover the consumer, industrial, technology, construction and automobile industries in Japan economy. The success candidates will break news and write features that illustrate corporate trends to a global audience. As part of a APAC team, the candidate will be expected to handle breaking news outside Japan and the region and collaborate with his colleagues on cross-border analysis stories. Candidates must be capable of building a network of sources, and the reporter must display an understanding of economics, markets and corporate action.

Candidates must be capable of building a network of sources, and the reporter must display an understanding of economics, markets and corporate action. Responsibilities include attending press briefings and evening events, monitoring other media and writing news summaries.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years Journalism experience and experience covering corporate news is preferred.
  • Experience of working in a real-time news environment is desirable.
  • Ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience is desirable
  • Fluency in English and Japanese is essential.

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