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Job Title: Nigeria Bureau Chief
Job Requisition Number: 39080
Europe Middle East and Africa
Lagos – NGA
Bloomberg News seeks a Bureau Chief to be located in either Abuja or Lagos to help build, edit and oversee coverage of Africa’s second-biggest economy, with a strong 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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