Asia Finance Editor - Hong Kong

Careers at Bloomberg

Hong Kong

Posted Dec 7, 2017 - Requisition No. 63751

From shadow banking to cryptocurrencies to wealth management, the Finance team in Asia covers a wide variety of stories that are central to the future of the region. Bloomberg is looking for an experienced editor to join the group, working with reporters in Mumbai, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Shanghai, Sydney and Singapore. The successful candidate will have a track record of helping reporters break news and shape agenda-setting stories full of insight and context. Ideally the role would be based in Hong Kong, but other regional centers can be considered.

We'll trust you to:

  • Take breaking news from the initial headlines to fully blown, agenda-setting follow up and analysis
  • Work with reporters to break news and develop their ideas into both short- and long-form stories (including graphics)
  • Deliver clean, accurate copy under intense deadline pressure
  • Bring your own ideas for stories that are relevant to discerning readers in Asia and around the world
  • Coach reporters, helping to shape ideas and develop projects for all of our platforms
  • Work seamlessly and proactively across teams, geographies and individual departments within Bloomberg News
  • Advocate for our readers, ensuring that stories are told in the most appropriate and creative format

You'll need to have:

  • Extensive experience in business and financial journalism, including as an editor
  • A bachelor's degree
  • A proven ability to handle high-pressure breaking news with speed and accuracy while staying cool and supportive of the reporters
  • A willingness to adapt to change and support innovation

We'd love to see:

  • Local language skills
  • Experience working with reporters in different cities

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this:https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/about/
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