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Deals Reporter

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New York, NY

Posted Mar 3, 2023 - Requisition No. 114459

Bloomberg News seeks a collaborative and scoop-hungry reporter to cover the dynamic world of initial public offerings (IPO) in equity capital markets (ECM), including spinoffs, direct listings, capital increases and deals involving special-purpose acquisition companies. Candidates should have a proven ability to develop sourcing and break news. We’re looking for someone who is calm under pressure in an exciting and competitive beat. The reporter will oversee our breaking news coverage on IPOs and the impact they have on companies and the board room. They will also be expected to generate enterprise stories on Wall Street and the deals community.
IPOs are an evolving beat that can touch on companies in every sector and the reporter should be able to work seamlessly with other teams in the newsroom, whether in markets, investing, global business, finance or legal industries.

WE'LL EXPECT YOU TO:

  •  Break news on companies looking to go public: considering IPOs to hiring banks or getting scoops on where deals are priced and exclusives on talks with blank-check firms called SPACs
  •  Be on top of ECM trends while tracking potential go-public candidates
  •  Develop your sourcing among investment bankers, lawyers, public relations professionals, investors and others in the ECM ecosphere.
  •  Break news on capital increases, including share sales to fund M&A, and block sales
  •  Boost your profile on the beat with projects such as our daily Deals Newsletter, events as well as expand our cross-platform contributions to TV, radio, podcasts, magazines, the website and social media.
  •  Innovate and think creatively about ways to make our content accessible to a broader audience of business-savvy readers.

YOU'LL NEED TO HAVE:

  •  Minimum of four years experience in business journalism
  •  Experience working in a real-time news environment
  •  Knowledge of the economy, financial markets, and Wall Street is essential
  •  Strong writing skills, with a specific focus on accuracy, precision and speed for sensitive, anonymously sourced stories
  •  A track record in breaking news and developing sourcing
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    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: https://www.bloomberg.com/company/careers/working-here/news-and-research/?tactic-page=588594
     
    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.
     
    Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net.


Salary Range: 90,000 - 120,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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