Leveraged Finance Editor

Careers at Bloomberg

New York, NY

Posted Mar 5, 2018 - Requisition No. 65678

The energy of a newsroom. The buzz of breaking a big story. We work hard and we work fast, setting the news agenda. 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 looking for a Leveraged Finance Editor for our Markets team, based in New York. You will be responsible for breaking stories about new deals and trends in the leveraged finance primary market (loans and/or high-yield bonds) as well as coverage of the secondary market, strategy and trends.

You're able to provide perspective on "what is happening" and "what it means". You will break and edit stories about new deals primarily in the leveraged loan market, as well as cover CLOs, the secondary market and high-yield bonds. You'll have a deep understanding of deal flow, a base of syndicate and institutional contacts and experience of credit market reporting and editing.

You get passionate about breaking news and beating the competition on company strategies, trends, fresh analysis and personalities. You will also be great with data visualization.

We'll trust you to:

  • Break news on new deals and trends in leveraged finance
  • Work with your existing sources and develop new ones to generate intelligent, impactful news
  • Work with Bloomberg magazines, Markets and BusinessWeek, and talk about the bigger stories on Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio
  • Cover breaking news with speed and accuracy
  • Write insightful, thought-provoking stories
  • Collaborate with colleagues across teams and countries
  • You'll need to have:

  • Previous experience in journalism, preferably in real-time news
  • Ability to write quickly and clearly under deadline pressure
  • Ability to generate exclusive, breaking news as well as informative feature stories
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

We'll expect you to:

  • Provide fast and concise breaking news
  • Provide coverage against the backdrop of local developments as well as in the context of global macroeconomic and political trends
  • Utilize your broad contacts in the trader and investor community and also develop new sources
  • Distill actionable information from breaking news
  • Be a team player

If this sounds like you:

Apply! If we think you're a good match, we'll get in touch with you to let you know next steps.
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