Taiwan Bureau Chief - Taipei

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Posted Jun 5, 2024 - Requisition No. 125764

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, business and economies, 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.

We are looking for a journalist to lead our team of reporters and editors as a Bureau Chief based in Taipei. Be it tales of geopolitical rivalry or the latest cutting-edge technology, Taiwan is full of great stories. You will exercise exceptional news judgement, thrive when working under real-time deadlines and excel at achieving goals as a team to tell the Taiwan story. You will also nurture journalism talent, help reporters get the scoops that matter most and raise the profile of the Taipei bureau by working with your team to organize interviews with top newsmakers.

We’ll trust you to:

  • Lead a team of experienced and motivated journalists who report both in English and Chinese by knowing what guidance to provide and at which times
  • Foster an environment in which everyone’s voice is heard and in which collaboration and diversity create success
  • Be a role model for holding ourselves to the highest standards of journalism and behavior
  • Develop a productive and highly engaged relationship with fellow managers across the region
  • Represent Bloomberg News in Taiwan both internally and externally

You'll need to have:

  • At least 5 years of experience working as a financial journalist
  • Prior experience leading, coaching and/or developing teams in a newsroom
  • Experience handling real-time news, with proven aptitude for publishing accurately and quickly under time pressure
  • A proven track record of pitching and executing story ideas
  • The ability to write and edit under tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated continuous career growth within an organization

We'd also like to see:

  • The ability to switch seamlessly between English and Mandarin Chinese is preferred
  • An in-depth understanding of Taiwan is also preferred

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

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