Commodities Industry Reporter

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Posted Jul 25, 2012 - Requisition No. 34000

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 company¿s 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. Bloomberg¿s enterprise solutions build on the company¿s 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 seeks an experienced reporter for its Australian office to break news on Australia's resources industry as part of the Asia Commodities Industries Team. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to break news on commodities companies, have written in-depth features on the subject, and should be self-starters who can perform to the highest standards without close supervision. Candidates should be able to write quickly and concisely under tight deadline pressure and be enthusiastic about working in a team environment. A minimum of three to five years of business journalism experience is preferred. The person in this role must be fluent in English. All candidates should attach clips showing commodities-related subject matter if possible.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment
  • Prior experience breaking news in the resources industry
  • Ability to write quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
  • Minimum of three to five years of business journalism experience is preferred
  • Fluent in English and (any other language)
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