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2017 News Internship (3 months) - Nigeria

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Lagos

Posted May 8, 2017 - Requisition No. 58405

Bloomberg News is one of the world's largest and most influential news organisations, with about 2,700 journalists working in more than 140 bureaus in 73 countries. Bloomberg News specializes in business, financial and economic news. Its stories are followed by government and industry leaders, including central banks, commercial banks, brokerage houses and government agencies, as they make key financial and investment decisions.

Stories are transmitted via the Bloomberg Professional Service, which reaches about 325,000 financial professionals at the world's leading companies, financial institutions and government agencies. Bloomberg content is also distributed via its TV and radio stations, websites and newsletters.

Bloomberg News journalists produce more than 5,000 stories every day in eight different languages. The content is also syndicated to more than 440 newspapers, magazines and websites around the world.

What’s in it for you?

As a Bloomberg News intern, you will gain hands-on experience reporting and writing for the news service. Working with Bloomberg journalists around the world, you will contribute to coverage of financial markets, companies, economies and government and produce breaking news stories under real-time deadline pressure.

A typical day involves interviewing government officials, investors, executives and others in the financial industry, attending press conferences, following the markets and developing stories with a focus on market-moving news.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • An interest in financial markets, companies and economies
  • Prior experience in reporting
  • The ability to work within a team under deadline pressure
  • Fluent written and spoken English

If this sounds like you:

If you think you are a good match for this paid 3 month internship programme, then apply! You will be required to attach a resume and cover letter and submit three published samples of your work to support your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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