Seoul Bureau Reporter, Seoul

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Posted Sep 26, 2023 - Requisition No. 120257

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 daily 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.

Bloomberg News is looking for an enthusiastic reporter to join our Seoul bureau. You will relish jumping on fast-paced developments and quickly delivering stories across a wide range of topics from North Korea's Kim Jong Un and President Yoon's policies to chipmakers, the future of EV batteries as well as mega-mergers and financial malfeasance. You will also enjoy working closely with breaking news editors as first responders to an erupting development, monitoring various websites and news portals and firing off market-moving headlines quickly and accurately.

If this is you, we are looking for a versatile reporter who can cover a broad swath of breaking developments out of the Korean Peninsula. The position is in Seoul and reports to the Seoul bureau chief.

We'll trust you to:

  • Deliver accurate and concise stories under tight deadlines
  • Generate instant analysis that don't just focus on the "what happened'' but also on the "why'' and "so what''
  • Collaborate extensively with Seoul bureau colleagues covering government, technology, companies and financial markets while assisting breaking news editors monitor local wires.
  • Talk about your stories on Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio and Bloomberg Quicktake

You'll need to have:

  • Experience in real-time news environment
  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to write quickly and clearly under deadline pressure
  • Fluency in both spoken and written English and Korean
  • 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:

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