Reporter - Riyadh

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Posted May 5, 2022 - Requisition No. 103308

Bloomberg is looking for a reporter to join its team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This is a chance to cover one of the world's largest economies sitting at the heart of global geopolitics, international investment, commodities and the energy transition. It’s also a country going through an unprecedented transformation.

We’re looking for a self-starting reporter who can break news across sovereign wealth funds, international relations as well as the local economy and energy industry. We also want someone who can pull together these threads to write incisive features for Bloomberg's global audience, spelling out what’s going on in Saudi Arabia and why it matters.

We'll trust you to:

  • Break news and write enterprise stories that help our readers understand the complexities of Saudi Arabia, its economy, businesses, energy and relations with regional and international powers
  • Collaborate enthusiastically with colleagues across teams and regions to cover key events, chase scoops and write memorable stories
  • Be willing to work with a range of Bloomberg platforms, including the website, TV, Quicktake, Green, CityLab and Businessweek

You'll need to have:

  • A bachelor's degree
  • Excellent source development and interviewing skills
  • An ability to write quickly, concisely and accurately about complex topics under tight deadline pressure
  • Fluency in Arabic (a plus)
  • Flexibility with hours and assignments

If this sounds like you, apply today!

Bloomberg News is the biggest financial and business news organization in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from intraday 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.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or maternity/parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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