New York, NY
Posted Nov 13, 2014 - Requisition No. 43406
Bloomberg Media is looking for news editors to join the editorial team at its flagship online publication. The role of news editor at Bloomberg Digital is a uniquely modern position that requires tenacity, speed, technical know-how, and a daily passion for news. News editors are
unflappable in the face of fast-breaking news, poised under pressure, and committed to accuracy.
News editors are responsible for breaking news selection and assignments. They work directly with reporters in the Bloomberg Digital newsroom to quickly identify and assign stories in real-time. A high degree of fluency with news gathering technology and social media is a must, as news editors must work natively in a digital environment, spotting stories, trends, and patterns.
Skillful collaboration is also important. Under the leadership of senior editors, news editors work alongside large teams to create the most cogent, authoritative destination for business news on the web.
- Monitor news feeds and social media for breaking news
- Assign quick-twitch / short-lead news hits to writers and see them through from assignment to publication
- Work with social media editors to effectively share stories with the world
- Identify developing or breaking news that warrants deeper reporting and collaborate with reports editors to see coverage through
- Coordinate with front-page editors on curation of home page and sub pages
- Collaborate with Bloomberg News editors and reporters on developing stories and daily news
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 315,000 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 three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.