Junior Reporter

Bloomberg BNA, Arlington, Virginia

Date PostedMay 19, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Websitehttp://www.bna.com
Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Bloomberg BNA 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 BNA seeks a Junior Reporter to perform general assignment and beat reporting and write in-depth analytical pieces under supervision. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and covers assigned beat(s)
  • Develop and maintain sources in the government and private sector.
  • Originate, propose, and develop story ideas, report, research, and write these news stories and features (including complex and/or analytical pieces) for assigned publications(s).
  • File breaking news alerts.
  • Remain current on issues and developments related to assigned beat(s) and publication.
  • Coordinate activities with other BBNA reporters and editors who cover related beats.
  • May edit material written by other staff members and from other BBNA publications for inclusion in publication(s) of assigned unit.
  • Participate in production of unit's publication(s).
  • Participate in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

1+ years’ experience in journalism; experience related to subject matter covered by publication is desired; ability to report and write news stories and features under deadline; basic 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; excellent proofreading skills; proficiency in MS Office; ability to use BBNA publishing system effectively with training; bachelor’s degree with coursework in English or journalism preferred. 

 

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

 

Bloomberg BNA is an affiliate of Bloomberg L.P., the global business, financial information and news leader. 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.


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