Agriculture Reporter

Arlington, Virginia
Jun 09, 2017
Jul 14, 2017
Full Time


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Bloomberg BNA seeks a Reporter to perform general assignment and beat reporting and write in-depth analytical pieces on agriculture and food safety issues.


Employees of this classification perform most of the following, as assigned:

Develop and cover assigned beat(s).

File breaking news alerts, intraday stories and final write-throughs.

Develop and maintain sources in the government and private sector.

Originate, propose, and develop story ideas.

Report, research, and write news stories and features (including scoops, as well as complex and/or analytical pieces).

Remain current on issues and developments related to assigned beat(s).

Coordinate activities with other BBNA reporters and editors who cover related beats.

Edit material written by other staff members, from other BBNA publications, or from outside authors to make appropriate for your topic area.

Help curate articles from outside authors.

Participate in production of unit's publication(s).

Stay abreast of and effectively use electronic resources and other tools to perform the job effectively.

Participate in special projects and perform other duties as assigned.


3+ years’ experience in journalism, including at least one year reporting on subject areas covered by assigned publications; ability to report and write news stories and features with minimal editing under deadline; Working knowledge of journalism principles and techniques; ability to develop and cover a beat, including developing sources, developing story ideas, and conducting interviews; knowledge of federal and state legislative, regulatory, and judicial processes; ability to attend outside meetings, hearings, news events, etc., and to report on them clearly and accurately for deadline; proficient in MS Office; ability to use BBNA publishing tools and other technology effectively with BBNA training; and excellent proofreading skills. Bachelor’s with coursework in English or journalism preferred.

Bloomberg BNA is a leading provider of legal, regulatory, and business information for professionals. Our network of more than 2,500 reporters, correspondents, and leading practitioners delivers expert analysis, news, practice tools, and guidance — the information that matters most to professionals. Bloomberg BNA’s authoritative coverage spans the full range of legal practice areas, including tax & accounting, labor & employment, intellectual property, banking & securities, employee benefits, health care, privacy & security, human resources, and environment, health & safety.

Bloomberg BNA offers a comprehensive benefits package including tuition reimbursement, domestic partner benefits, transportation subsidies, annual and sick leave, parenting leave, 401(k), and much more.

Bloomberg BNA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. Bloomberg BNA has adopted an Affirmative Action Program to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or any other classification protected by law.

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