Breaking News Editor

Careers at Bloomberg

Tokyo

Posted Jan 21, 2019 - Requisition No. 73007

You're a news junkie who loves breaking news. You embrace challenges, have solid judgment, can make split-second decisions, works well with others and thrive in a real-time environment. Our team is lightning fast, innovative and uses our collective experience to anticipate where and how news will break next. If that sounds like you, we want you to join our Breaking News team in Asia.

We'll trust you to:

Unearth news breaking on traditional and new-media sources
Recognize news that is significant to the markets
Write potentially market-moving first versions of stories that explain the `why' in addition to the `what'
Collaborate with global bureaus and teams across Bloomberg to deliver this-just-in news across all platforms
Utilize machine learning tools to ensure Bloomberg remains on the cusp of breaking news
Provide on-the-spot decisions on topics including M&A, IPOs, corporate earnings, government news and other global events
You'll need to have:
A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
An understanding of global markets, economics, finance and politics
The ability to write and edit clearly and quickly under deadline pressure
Fluency in English and Japanese
Experience working in a real-time news environment preferred
A robust knowledge of social media and appreciation of how news breaks on various platforms

We'd love to see:

Familiarity with automation, machine learning and/or natural language processing
Proficiency in other Asian or European languages
Proven skill at collaborating and working across teams to accomplish goals

If this sounds like you:

Apply! We'll be in touch with next steps if you're a fit.

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