Bloomberg News is seeking a reporter in Lagos to cover and break news related to African stocks, bonds and currencies, with a particular focus on Nigeria. The successful candidate will join a team covering these markets in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The job includes following African markets on a daily basis, interviewing top strategists and investors, and writing features and analyses explaining these markets to a global audience. The candidate will also be expected to help out with coverage of other African news.
- Proven business journalism experience
- Experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable
- Experience of covering stocks would be a strong advantage
- Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively.
Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.
Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.
Date posted: 10/06/14 15:19 Closing date: 08/07/14
Salary: DoE Location: Lagos, Nigeria
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