Middle East ECM Reporter

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Posted Apr 11, 2024 - Requisition No. 124470

Bloomberg is seeking a well-sourced, experienced and collaborative journalist to drive equity capital markets coverage in the Middle East. As part of the Middle East Money & Power team, the role will also offer opportunities for collaboration with reporters covering beats including finance, deals, real estate and wealth funds. 
Over the past two years, the Gulf has stood out as one of the lone bright spots globally on new share sales. We’re looking for someone who can help break news on upcoming IPOs, while also anchoring well-reported analytical pieces on the local ECM market.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Drive our ECM coverage and make sure the team owns the biggest stories
  •  Collaborate with colleagues across teams, bureaus and platforms to break news and deliver a global perspective to our audience
  •  Generate smart analysis and enterprise stories
  •  Be innovative and think creatively about ways to make our content accessible to a diverse audience of business-savvy readers while handling sensitive, market-moving information with confidential sources
  •  Boost the profile of the team internally and externally as well as expand our contributions to TV, radio, podcasts, magazines, the website and social media

You will need to have:

  •  At least five years of experience covering business news
  •  Strong writing skills, with a particular focus on accuracy, precision and speed for sensitive, anonymously sourced stories
  •  A track record in breaking news and developing sourcing
  •  Proficiency in both spoken and written English

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