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Western European economy reporter, Bloomberg - Germany

This job is located in Frankfurt, Germany (map)

Bloomberg News is seeking an experienced reporter to cover the European Central Bank and the German economy in Frankfurt.

Currently one of the most exciting stories in world finance at the heart of the sovereign debt crisis, this beat involves covering the ECB's 23 policy makers around Europe and beyond, developing sources within the central banking community, breaking news, and writing analysis articles for Bloomberg's global audience.

The successful candidate will join our ECB team in Frankfurt and work with colleagues in the Western European Economy and Government teams in bureaus across the euro region. This high-profile job involves regular travel across the continent. 


  • A bachelor's degree in economics, a journalism qualification, or equivalent work experience is desirable.
  • Financial journalism experience is required.
  • Experience of working in a real-time news environment is desirable. 
  • Understanding of the European Central Bank and the German economy is essential. 
  • Fluency in English and good German is essential. Other languages would be useful. 
The Company:

Bloomberg is the world's most trusted source of information for businesses and professionals. Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information via the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL® service and multimedia platforms. Bloomberg's media services cover the world with more than 2,200 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries.

The BLOOMBERG TELEVISION® 24-hour network delivers smart television to more than 240 million homes. BLOOMBERG RADIO® services broadcast via SIRIUS XM Radio and worldspaceTM satellite radio globally and on WBBR 1130AM in New York.

The award-winning monthly BLOOMBERG MARKETS® magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine and the BLOOMBERG.COM® financial news and information Web site provide news and insight to businesses and investors.

Bloomberg is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.

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Closed on: Friday 9 March
This vacancy for a Western European economy reporter was imported via feed on Friday 2 March 2012
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