Japan/Korea News Economy Team Leader - Tokyo

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Posted Apr 25, 2019 - Requisition No. 74820

With more than 100 economics reporters and 25 economists worldwide, Bloomberg Economics has an unrivaled capacity to explain where the global economy is and where it is heading. The team is now looking for an experienced leader to drive our economics coverage for Japan and Korea based in Tokyo. You will be managing a team of reporters and editors in Japan and Korea, this is an opportunity to shape coverage of these crucial and complex economies across Bloomberg's terminal, print, radio and television platforms. You will collaborate with various teams of journalists and economists in Asia and across the world to meld detailed on-the-ground insights with global context.
With the twists and turns in the Bank of Japan's stimulus program and Abenomics moving global markets and Korea's central role in global supply chains and the tech cycle, this high-profile role offers you a chance to make a mark on one of the world's biggest stories.

You'll need to have:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Financial journalism experience with proven ability to shape coverage and work effectively with others to do so
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent editing and/or reporting skills and experience of working in a real-time environment
  • Fluency in written English; Japanese language skills desirable

If this sounds like you: apply, and we'll get in touch and let you know what the next steps are. In the meantime, have a look at this: https://www.bloomberg.com/careers/about/

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