Nigeria Bureau Chief in Lagos, Nigeria

at Bloomberg LP

Financial Services
Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job description

Job Requisition Number:47746

The Role
Bloomberg News seeks a Bureau Chief to help build, edit and oversee coverage of Africa's biggest economy, with a focus on energy, economics, company news and politics.

The successful candidate must be driven and used to operating in a challenging environment. Contacts with government and industry officials and a familiarity with West Africa's political environment would be an advantage.

The candidate will take a leading role in directing Nigerian coverage and will help manage reporters, editors and stringers in the country. The successful candidate will be able to edit and write clear and comprehensive stories with a proven ability to regularly break news and produce enterprise pieces. The ability to work under real-time deadline pressure, make quick news judgments and work well in a team environment is essential.

-Journalism experience is essential
-Experience of working in a real-time news environment in desirable
-Experience of covering financial news is essential

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