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Investigative reporter

Job Summary

We are looking for a reporter to bring an investigative mindset to business and legal matters and produce stories with impact. You will write hard-hitting stories that affect change and break down complex issues clearly, accurately, and in a way that makes readers take notice.

What you will do:

  • Spot regulations, policy decisions, legal developments, and daily stories that need more scrutiny and then know how to research and report to find the deeper story.
  • Investigative stories that sound the alarm, changing laws and affecting policy.
  • Meticulously report and fact-check your work.
  • Work well with your colleagues across the Bloomberg Industry Group newsroom, partnering on big stories and using their expertise to elevate your work and theirs.
  • Be able to identify which stories deserve attention – and which do not. Being able to manage your time well is the key to producing consistently good work.
  • Write clearly and concisely on a range of complex issues, always with an eye toward grabbing readers attention.

What you will need to have:

  • An ability to write crisply and clearly about complex issues.
  • Excellent source development, time management and interviewing skills.
  • The proven ability to obtain documents and data through FOIA requests and the ability to work with data to find stories. You don’t need to be a data expert, but you should know your way around a spreadsheet.
  • At least seven years’ worth of experience as a journalist.
  • A Bachelor's degree.

Bloomberg Industry Group IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Bloomberg Industry Group 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical issues, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran, a veteran of the Vietnam Era, or any other classification protected by law.

INDG requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment.

Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with INDG's vaccination policy. All INDG employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement but must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Details

Organization: Bloomberg Law
Location: Arlington VA US
Date Posted: May 19, 2022
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How to Apply

Have questions? Contact Investigations Editor Gary Harki at gharki@bloombergindustry.com

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