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Bloomberg News seeks a reporter to cover German politics from Berlin. Knowledge of the German political and legal system, the economy and a basic understanding of financial markets is essential. Fluency in English and German is required.
The successful candidate will produce breaking news stories under real-time deadline pressure and write clearly written and comprehensive stories in German. The candidate must have the news judgment to cover the beat with minimal supervision, break news through interviews and write features on a broad range of topics, from economic and fiscal policy to financial market regulation. Excellent contacts among German politicians are a distinct advantage.
- A bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, a journalism qualification or equivalent work experience is desirable.
- Previous journalism experience is required.
- Experience of working in a real-time news environment is desirable.
- Excellent command of German is essential.
- Contacts with German politicians desirable.
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 310,000 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 and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Busine ssweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.
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