Bloomberg View- Editor

Hong Kong - HKG

Posted 2012-08-09 - Requisition No. 34165

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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 View, the new opinion section of Bloomberg News, is seeking an experienced writer and editor with extensive knowledge of Asia and opinion journalism to join the editorial board. This person will write and edit editorials about economic and political developments within the region; he or she will also commission opinion articles by outside writers and work with regular columnists. The ability to cooperate with colleagues in the United States and Europe is a requirement.

Qualifications:

  • Must be based in Asia, preferably in Singapore or Hong Kong, but other locations will also be considered.
  • Fluency in English is a must.
  • 7+ years working in opinion journalism.
  • Substantial experience writing and editing pieces under deadline pressure.
  • Extensive knowledge of global financial markets and international politics.
  • Deep understanding of Asian politics.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Wordpress.
  • Knowledge of the Bloomberg terminal, a big plus.
  • Fluency in local languages, also a plus.

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