Investigative Data Reporter - New York

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New York, NY

Posted Mar 1, 2024 - Requisition No. 123521

Bloomberg News is looking for a creative self-starter who can use data to help make our investigative journalism authoritative, surprising and indispensable. This position will work hand-in-hand with highly skilled reporters across the globe to produce topflight enterprise and investigative stories. Experience in investigative reporting is preferred; dazzling talent, strategic thinking and a robust work ethic are required.


  •  Conceive and execute data-driven investigative reporting projects with creative approaches
  •  Ferret out datasets and develop methodologies that elevate stories and trigger impact
  •  Find innovative ways to gather data from difficult or uncooperative sources
  •  Collaborate with a growing, sophisticated team of dataviz journalists to produce sharp graphics and powerful interactive experiences
  •  Leverage Bloomberg's vast, exclusive array of financial and economic data to produce stories others cannot
  •  Lend targeted firepower to the biggest running news stories of the day
  •  Help review code and methodology on I-team journalists' data work
  •  Share data-journalism tips, strategies and knowledge freely with colleagues across Bloomberg News


  •  Ability to import and clean large data sets
  •  Ability to write clearly about complex topics
  •  Familiarity with intermediate statistics
  •  Proven proficiency with database managers such as MySQL and/or PostgreSQL and fluency in structured query language (SQL)
  •  Programming experience in Python or R
  •  Working knowledge of Github, including familiarity with cloning a project, pushing/merging content to an existing repository, and using Git commands the command line
  •  At least three years of experience in investigative journalism, with story clips demonstrating a high level of ambition and ownership
  •  Proven track record of executing complex, multi-part investigative projects

In your application, please attach a PDF with links to your three most impactful stories as well as descriptions of your roles in those stories.

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:
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Salary Range: 115,000 - 140,000 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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