Bloomberg Government Correspondent

Bloomberg Industry Group

Sacramento, California

Date Posted July 25, 2022
Industry Government
Specialty Not Specified
Required Education Bachelor's Degree
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Full-time
Salary 89,000-99,000


You will write everything from breaking news on proposed regulations to longer term enterprise stories that companies and consumers care about. You will be the tip of the spear on our biggest stories on legislation, tax, regulation, and policy. You will drive coverage on national trends and highlight key state and local developments. This position is based in Sacramento, CA.

What you will do:

  • Cover employment policies in the Western states’ tech industry—including legislation, regulations, local initiatives, advocacy, and lobbying

  • Cover California privacy policy, particularly focused on the newly formed California Privacy Protection Agency

  • Team up with our other California reporters on state Legislature coverage, taking the lead on privacy

  • Report and write news articles and breaking news alerts, often on deadline. 

  • Pitch, develop and write analytical pieces and feature stories on complicated subjects like tax and legal developments, making them accessible to readers 

  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes. 

  • Establish strategic relationships with sources, editors, news desk, etc. etc. 

  • Serve as a resource for other correspondents and Washington based reporters. 

  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.   


You need to have:

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

  • 3-7 years’ experience in journalism, including daily reporting experience or demonstrated reporting proficiency and news judgment. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of journalism principles and techniques.

  • Knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes.