2024 Bloomberg Apprenticeship: Journalism - Level 5 (Bloomberg TV)

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Posted Nov 13, 2023 - Requisition No. 121581

Location: London 

Team: Bloomberg TV 
Qualification: Journalism Level 5 
Programme Duration: 22 months 
Start Date: September 2024 

The Company: 

Bloomberg delivers data, news and analytics through innovative technology and provides real-time financial information to more than 325,000 subscribers globally. In a career at Bloomberg, you will play a vital role in making it all happen. You will be joining a team of solution-finders, with a real passion for providing superb customer service in a fast-paced environment. We are a truly global business with a truly diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive, and collaborative — and in providing a work environment that encourages our employees to be their best.   

The Apprenticeship Program: 

The Apprenticeship Programme at Bloomberg is an exciting opportunity to enter the company in a full-time role, take on real responsibility, and discover new skills from day one. Our apprentices make meaningful contributions to our company, while also learning across the industry. Targeted at school leavers, young professionals, military veterans, and those seeking a career change, our program is designed to bridge the gap between the British education system and the ever-changing job market.    

The Bloomberg TV Team 

Bloomberg Television is a 24-hour global news channel covering politics, economics and finance. We provide markets news, data and analysis powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. Our interviews with C-suite executives, politicians and thought leaders drive the financial news agenda. We aim to be must-watch viewing for those who need to know what's moving the markets.   

We are part of Bloomberg LP's media business spanning television, digital, magazine, radio and live event platforms. Bloomberg TV is seeking a Junior Broadcast Journalist to join the apprentice programme in London. This is an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of television news and gain hands-on experience in production. We'll teach you key markets concepts, and editorial skills such as writing scripts, editing video, researching stories and collaborating with other media platforms. You'll also learn skills such as organisation, adaptability, creative thinking and the ability to work well under pressure. Administrative tasks which are critical in ensuring deadlines are met and quality standards are maintained will also be a part of the role. To be part of the team, you must have a drive to learn, a passion for television news and a keen interest in business.   

Eligibility criteria: 

  • 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grades 4  - 9 in any subject (Should include Maths & English) 
  • Three A-levels (Grade A*-C) or equivalent 
  • Learners must not hold an existing qualification at the same or higher level than this apprenticeship in a similar subject 
  • Possess the right to work in the UK 
  • Have lived in the UK continuously for the past 3 years 
    What we would like to see: 

  • Passion for broadcast news 
  • Keen interest in business and finance 
  • Organisational skills, the ability to multitask and prioritise effectively 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Experience working as part of a team 
  • Willingness to work early mornings  

Apply now: 

Have we made you curious to learn more? If so, apply! Complete the online application Q&A (answer these questions thoughtfully) and submit your most up-to-date CV. Show us you are eligible. We will get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/careers/early-career/apprenticeships-at-bloomberg/

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. 

Bloomberg provides reasonable adjustment/accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable adjustment/accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable adjustment/accommodation include but are not limited to making a change to the application process work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email EMEA_recruit@bloomberg.net (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Alternatively, you can get support from our disability partner EmployAbility, please contact +44 7852 764 684 or info@employ-ability.org.uk 

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