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Breaking News Editor - Bangkok

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Posted May 19, 2022 - Requisition No. 103746

Bloomberg News is the biggest financial and business news organization in the world. We lead the way in breaking news and providing analysis on financial markets, from intraday coverage through to in-depth features. We are known for our quality, accuracy and ability to deliver news investors can use. It's what keeps us inventing and re-inventing, all the time.

What is the role?

We are looking for an energetic, versatile, and passionate editor to join our Breaking News team in Bangkok. As a Breaking News editor you will be responsible for monitoring the constant flow of information from a range of sources including exchange filings by listed Thai companies, statements from the government, regulators and market-moving policy changes issued by various wings of the government. You will be expected to apply your news judgement to craft headlines and get them to clients urgently. You will also be pitching and writing step-back pieces on the markets and business trends and be involved in planning and coordinating coverage of major events, be it the elections, big corporate earnings, central bank rate decisions and speeches by influential policymakers and business leaders. You will be tasked to clearly distill why a story matters to our terminal clients in a fast-paced environment.

We'll trust you to:

  • Make fast and decisive judgement calls on breaking news stories, a multitude of macro economic data, including M&A, IPOs, corporate earnings, government news and other events
  • Unearth news from traditional and new-media sources
  • Stay on top of major news stories and trends that matter to market participants
  • Write stories and produce short video stories occasionally for Bloomberg's multiple platforms
  • Utilize machine-learning tools to ensure Bloomberg retains its supremacy
  • Work as a key member of the Bangkok bureau, including doing bureau shifts
  • Be committed to the best journalistic practices, sound judgment and willingness to learn
  • Collaborate with other reporters and editors around the world, including helping with regional breaking news needs as needed
  • Be ready to jump on any story or assignment, big or small, as needed
  • Be comfortable with using technology and new tools

You'll need to have:

  • At least three years of experience in financial journalism
  • Ability to write clean, clear and accurate stories on deadline
  • Knowledge of how financial markets, the economy and corporations function
  • Familiarity with social media and ability to evaluate the credibility of information from such sources
  • An understanding of how government policies are made
  • Fluency in written and spoken Thai and English

We’d also love to see:

  • Experience working in a real-time news environment
  • Familiarity with automation, machine learning and/or natural language processing

Does this sound like you?

Apply! If we believe you’re a good match we'll get in touch to let you know the next steps.

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.

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