Senior Reporter

Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Based on Experience
Posted
Nov 07, 2018
Specialty
News & Journalism
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

Position Overview:

Redefine How Washington Works

When government is at its best, diverse ideas are at work.  The same is true of Bloomberg Government.  Our ability to innovate and serve our clients means diversity and inclusion are essential.  If you’re eager to join a multi-dimensional team that celebrates and leverages difference, if you have the vision to see how information can transform “business as usual” and if you are hungry to create-to build a service transforming how things get done—then stop reading this and join our team.

Who Thrives Here?
Individuals who embrace hard work, act with urgency and collaborate without reserve thrive at Bloomberg Government. You are on the front lines of revolutionizing the information services industry in Washington-as high as our expectations will be of you, yours must be higher. If you are dogged, innovative and interested in work that contributes to causes greater than yourself, you belong at Bloomberg Government.

Bloomberg BNA also provides legal, tax and compliance professionals with critical information, practical guidance and workflow solutions. We leverage leading technology and a global network of experts to deliver a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, innovative practice tools, and proprietary business data and analytics. Bloomberg BNA is an affiliate of Bloomberg L.P., the global business, financial information and news leader.

Bloomberg Government provides congressional, regulatory and legal news to government affairs and government relations professionals. We are seeking an experienced defense reporter who will break news inside the Pentagon and contribute as needed to defense coverage on Capitol Hill. Our ideal candidate can balance writing breaking news and deep enterprise and has experience with the budget and appropriations process. Only individuals who enjoy working in a collaborative environment should apply.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

Employees of this classification perform most of the following, as assigned:

  • Develops and covers assigned beat(s).
  • Consistently breaks news.
  • Files breaking news alerts, intraday stories and final write-throughs.
  • Identifies and reports on trend pieces and other enterprise.
  • Coordinates with the rest of BBNA and Bloomberg News.
  • Works to use alternative means of telling stories, including graphics and video.
  • Develops and consistently maintain high-level sources in the government and private sector.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Mastery of reporting and writing skills required to product news stories and features with minimal editing under deadline.
  • Mastery of journalism principles and techniques.
  • Proven ability to develop and cover a beat, including developing sources, developing story ideas, and conducting interviews.
  • In-depth knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes.
  • Ability to use BBNA and BGOV publishing tools and other technology effectively with training.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in English or journalism preferred.
  • Position Overview:

    Redefine How Washington Works

    When government is at its best, diverse ideas are at work.  The same is true of Bloomberg Government.  Our ability to innovate and serve our clients means diversity and inclusion are essential.  If you’re eager to join a multi-dimensional team that celebrates and leverages difference, if you have the vision to see how information can transform “business as usual” and if you are hungry to create-to build a service transforming how things get done—then stop reading this and join our team.

    Who Thrives Here?
    Individuals who embrace hard work, act with urgency and collaborate without reserve thrive at Bloomberg Government. You are on the front lines of revolutionizing the information services industry in Washington-as high as our expectations will be of you, yours must be higher. If you are dogged, innovative and interested in work that contributes to causes greater than yourself, you belong at Bloomberg Government.

    Bloomberg BNA also provides legal, tax and compliance professionals with critical information, practical guidance and workflow solutions. We leverage leading technology and a global network of experts to deliver a unique combination of news and authoritative analysis, comprehensive research solutions, innovative practice tools, and proprietary business data and analytics. Bloomberg BNA is an affiliate of Bloomberg L.P., the global business, financial information and news leader.

    Bloomberg Government provides congressional, regulatory and legal news to government affairs and government relations professionals. We are seeking an experienced defense reporter who will break news inside the Pentagon and contribute as needed to defense coverage on Capitol Hill. Our ideal candidate can balance writing breaking news and deep enterprise and has experience with the budget and appropriations process. Only individuals who enjoy working in a collaborative environment should apply.

     

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Employees of this classification perform most of the following, as assigned:

  • Develops and covers assigned beat(s).
  • Consistently breaks news.
  • Files breaking news alerts, intraday stories and final write-throughs.
  • Identifies and reports on trend pieces and other enterprise.
  • Coordinates with the rest of BBNA and Bloomberg News.
  • Works to use alternative means of telling stories, including graphics and video.
  • Develops and consistently maintain high-level sources in the government and private sector.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Job Requirements:

  • Mastery of reporting and writing skills required to product news stories and features with minimal editing under deadline.
  • Mastery of journalism principles and techniques.
  • Proven ability to develop and cover a beat, including developing sources, developing story ideas, and conducting interviews.
  • In-depth knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes.
  • Ability to use BBNA and BGOV publishing tools and other technology effectively with training.
  • Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in English or journalism preferred.
  • A minimum of 5+ years’ experience in journalism, including at least one year reporting on subject areas covered by assigned publications.
  • Defense reporting strongly experience strongly encouraged.
  • Special Requirements:

  • Candidates may be required to pass a test for this position.  

     

  • Defense reporting strongly experience strongly encouraged.

Special Requirements:

  • Candidates may be required to pass a test for this position.  

     

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