TV News Writer/Producer - Freelance

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Aug 23, 2013
Closes
Sep 22, 2013
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Television
Duration
Freelance
The Role:

Bloomberg News seeks a freelance writer/producer 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 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. Familiarity with the Los Angeles market is a plus. Flexibility with hours is essential. Expected schedule: 10am - 6pm est.

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
- 2+ years recent/relevant experience
- Strong editorial skills and news judgment
- Working knowledge of the business news and the financial markets
- Ability to work well in a team setting under tight deadlines
- Well-developed organizational skills
- Experience working in a real-time news environment is desirable
- Familiarity with the Los Angeles market is a plus

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 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.

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