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Location: Arlington, VA, near Washington, D.C.
POSITION OVERVIEW: Bloomberg BNA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bloomberg, and a leading source of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals, seeks a Reporter II to cover assigned beat and report, research, and write news stories and features for assigned publication(s) in the HR News Unit, including Human Resources Report, Bulletin to Management, and Workforce Strategies.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and maintain sources in the government and private sector; maintain awareness of current issues and developments related to assigned beat(s) and publication; write in-depth analyses of human resources issues; write plain language and timely entrepreneurial stories for assigned publication(s); coordinate activities with other Bloomberg BNA reporters and editors who cover related beats; originate, propose, and develop story ideas independently, with particular emphasis on analysis of regulatory, legal, and industry developments; and develop and maintain subject area knowledge related to unit's publication.
REQUIREMENTS: 2+ years’ experience in journalism, including outside reporting experience; experience related to reporting on human resources and employment-related topics is desirable; specialized education related to assigned publication may be considered in lieu of some experience; working knowledge of journalism principles and techniques; knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes; ability to report and write news stories and features with minimal editing under deadline; ability to develop and cover a beat, including developing sources and story ideas; accurate keyboarding. Bachelor’s degree. Ability to work with numbers and spreadsheets and analyze data is highly desirable.
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.