Reporter

Location
Arlington County, Virginia (US)
Salary
Competitive Annual Salary
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
May 20, 2017
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Employees of this classification perform the following, as assigned:

·Cover assigned beat, including issues at the intersection of telecommunications, technology and the law

·Develop and maintain sources in the government and private sector.

·Originate, propose, and develop story ideas.

·Consistently break news and deliver high-impact news and analytical stories for Bloomberg BNA and other      Bloomberg platforms

·File breaking news alerts

·Propose and help develop graphics, charts, and other visual story elements.

·Remain current on issues and developments related to assigned beat(s) and publication

·Write or contribute to daily morning email newsletter.

·Coordinate activities with other BBNA reporters and editors who cover related beats

·Participate in video and podcast interviews.

·Stay abreast of and effectively use electronic resources and other tools to perform the job effectively

·Participate in media interviews and industry events as a Bloomberg BNA representative.

·Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.
 

REQUIREMENTS:

2 years’ experience in journalism; demonstrated ability to report and write news stories and features under deadline; working knowledge of journalism principles and techniques; knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes; ability to attend outside meetings, hearings, news events, etc., and to report on them clearly and accurately; proficiency in MS Office; ability to use BBNA publishing tools and other technology effectively with BBNA training; excellent proofreading skills;; bachelor’s degree with coursework in English or journalism, telecommunications or technology reporting experience and multimedia experience preferred. Candidates are required to pass a test for this position.

Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, is a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Its network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance — the information that matters most to professionals. Bloomberg BNA’s authoritative coverage spans the full range of legal practice areas, including tax & accounting, labor & employment, intellectual property, banking & securities, employee benefits, health care, privacy & security, human resources, and environment, health & safety.

Bloomberg BNA offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition reimbursement, domestic partner benefits, transportation subsidies, annual and sick leave, parenting leave, 401(k), and much more.

Bloomberg BNA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Bloomberg BNA has adopted an Affirmative Action Program to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or any other classification protected by law.