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Job Vacancy: Economy/ Government Reporter for Bloomberg News (Nigeria)

Bloomberg News is seeking an experienced reporter to help lead coverage of the Nigerian government and economy out of our Abuja office. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience covering economics and politics at a major newspaper or news service. Candidates should have a record of breaking important stories, covering spot news and be accustomed to producing clear and comprehensive enterprise pieces. Experience in Africa is a definite asset.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience at a major newspaper or news service is essential
  • Proven ability to write clear, concise, and accurate news stories
  • Self-starter with an ability to develop contacts and navigate complex issues
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential
THE COMPANY:

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 310,000 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 and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For submissions: apply via the Bloomberg jobs site

Website: http://www.bloomberg.com/

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