Job Opening: First Word Asia Editor (Japanese speaker), Bloomberg News [Tokyo]

job opening - 5Company: Bloomberg News
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Education: BA and experience
Posted February 20, 2013
Deadline: not listed

Job Description: First Word Asia Editor – Japanese speaker

Job Requisition Number: 35850
Asia Pacific
Tokyo – JPN

The Role:

Bloomberg News is seeking an experienced editor for it’s Asia First Word team in Tokyo. The editor will help generate and shape ideas, edit copy, coach and mentor reporters and interact with fellow editors and teams across the News department. Business editing experience is preferred. The successful applicant will be able to work with reporters to produce breaking news stories under deadline pressure and help edit more analytical articles like previews of key events, news events.


– Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
– Experience working in a real-time news environment
– Minimum of three years of business journalism experience is a plus
– Ability to edit quickly and concisely under deadline pressure
– Fluency in Japanese and English is essential

Company Description

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, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek 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.

For full details and to apply, see original posting on LinkedIn.

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