Contract Writer/Producer/Fill-in On-Air Reporter

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Jul 06, 2011
Closes
Aug 05, 2011
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Television
Bloomberg News seeks a contract writer/producer/fill-in on-air reporter for its TV affiliates network in New York. Individuals are responsible for writing, editing and producing reports for local stations around the U.S. Candidate will also be required to fill-in as an on air reporter, when needed. Flexibility with hours is essential. Candidate must be able to make quick decisions in a real-time news environment and thrive under pressure. The position demands a strong understanding of what makes a business news story and the ability to customize reports for different geographical areas. A strong knowledge of business and financial themes combined with the ability to explain complex material in simple terms is essential.

Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
* Ability to work well in a team setting under tight deadlines
* Strong editorial skills and news judgment
* Minimum of two years recent/relevant on-camera experience
* Working knowledge of the business news and the financial markets
* Well-developed organizational skills
* Experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable

**Please include a demo reel of on-air reporting work.

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