Telecom Reporter

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Washington, DC

Posted May 30, 2024 - Requisition No. 125700

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Bloomberg News seeks a reporter to cover the telecom, cable TV and satellite industries, including companies such as AT&T, Comcast and Elon Musk’s Starlink. Mobile telephony and internet access touch every American, and this job presents an opportunity to write about a dynamic industry from business, technology and regulatory perspectives.
This reporter will be expected to explain how big cable and satellite-communications providers are managing cord-cutting and the shift to online TV viewing. The beat will involve the new generation of TV distributors, such as Amazon, Google and Roku, and it will include emerging technologies, such as satellite phones.
We also expect the reporter to follow the inner workings of the Federal Communications Commission as they relate to a range of business issues, from merger approvals and regulation enforcement to broadband access for disadvantaged communities.


  •  Break news consistently
  •  Write well and quickly
  •  Compose compelling features
  •  Generate a steady stream of story ideas
  •  Collaborate with reporters and teams from across the newsroom
  •  Contribute to a range of platforms and formats, including audio and video


  •  A minimum of 5 years of newsroom experience
  •  Knowledge of and passion for the telecommunications beat
  •  Innate intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn from mistakes
  •  Strong work ethic, attention to detail, ability to work steadily and calmly under pressure
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Salary Range: 90,000 - 120,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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