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Posted Feb 13, 2023 - Requisition No. 114104

Bloomberg Television is looking for a freelance reporter in Kigali, Rwanda. The successful applicant will be passionate about storytelling and help take the story of East Africa to our global audience of investors. A fascination about business, finance and the economy is vital and you'll have exceptional organizational and communication skills. The term will initially be for a one year freelance contract.

We'll trust you to:

  •  Be able to interview newsmakers in Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia
  •  Do live TV hits
  •  Communicate with global editorial, production staff and colleagues from across Bloomberg's media platforms to ensure we maximize the impact of our content around the world

You'll need to have:

  •  At least 3 years of reporting experience. Broadcast experience will be preferred.
  •  Local-language proficiency is advantageous
  •  Strong writing abilities
  •  Flexibility with hours
  •  A professional attitude that is highly collaborative and creative
  •  A willingness to take initiative and be a self-starter
  •  Ability to work under deadline pressure
  •  Previous financial journalism experience is preferred
  •  Right to work in Rwanda

If this sounds like you:

Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at: (
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