Wealth Reporter - Mumbai

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Posted May 21, 2024 - Requisition No. 125411

Bloomberg News is one of the biggest financial and business news organizations 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.

We are seeking an experienced reporter in Mumbai to lead our coverage of billionaires in India, one of the fastest-growing areas of wealth in Asia.

Many wealthy Indian families have experienced a massive wealth boom in recent years, with ramifications both within India and across global markets and economies. you will have a drive to break new details about how these billionaires invest and deploy their fortunes while also consistently having an eye on the bigger picture and connecting the dots for Bloomberg's global audience.

You will be a part of a global team that maintains the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a daily ranking of the world's richest 500 people. You are highly adept with data-driven stories, have a strong understanding of regulatory filings and accounting and will be responsible for updating information on India's tycoons for the index.

We are looking for someone who is a motivated self-starter, who can build and leverage connections within Bloomberg's bureaus in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and beyond to tell the biggest and best stories across platforms, including Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets magazines.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Deliver insightful enterprise that connects the dots for readers
  • Cultivate scoops under tight deadlines
  • Work seamlessly and proactively with teams across regions and departments
  • Build and update valuation models for India's richest people and families

You'll need to have:

  • At least 5 years experience in financial journalism and a demonstrated record of insightful, well-written stories
  • The ability to write quickly and accurately under deadline
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and valuation methodology
  • An understanding of India's politics, economy and society
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization

Life at Bloomberg is many things, but it’s never dull. We’re a truly global business with a truly diverse workforce. We pride ourselves on being open, inclusive and collaborative, and provide a work environment that inspires our employees to be their best. We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive healthcare coverage, and programs to support you and your family through different life stages, from parental leave to generous retirement savings plans.

If this sounds like you:

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/professional

Learn more about our office and benefits:

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