Bloomberg News seeks an experienced reporter to cover mergers and acquisitions out of our Toronto bureau. The individual will join a strong team that is focused on breaking the biggest M&A deals of the year in a competitive, high- profile beat.

The Role

Bloomberg News seeks an experienced reporter to cover mergers and acquisitions out of our Toronto bureau. The individual will join a strong team that is focused on breaking the biggest M&A deals of the year in a competitive, high- profile beat. Stories will range from private-equity buyouts to corporate mergers to hostile takeovers. Knowledge of financial markets is essential, as is the ability to develop sources and write clearly while working in a no-drama team environment. Applicants must have the ability to handle sensitive, market-moving information with confidential sources.

Qualifications:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

-Minimum three years of business and financial journalism.

-Experience working in a real-time news environment.

-Bay Street contacts are a plus

-Fluency in French is a plus

The Company

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.

Apply here: http://careers.bloomberg.com/hire/jobs/job39268.html

 

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.