Freelance correspondent at Bloomberg Law

We are looking for a go-getter in Brussels who will pitch stories and build sources on the international trade beat.

Freelance correspondents work remotely but collaborate with our editors in the Washington, D.C. area regularly via email and phone. Stories are an average of 500 words per story.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Go beyond the general headlines of the day and look for fresh angles
  • Creatively break news
  • Identify and report on trend pieces and other enterprise
  • Highlight important trade tidbits for weekly email

You’ll Need to Have:

  • Willingness to go beyond the headline of the day and find a unreported story
  • Some experience covering regulations, legislation and courts
  • Exceptional curiosity and news judgment to unpack complicated legal and government actions and make them interesting
  • Ability to write stories under deadline pressure.
  • Initiative and be a self-starter who has the ability to work remotely and juggle multiple assignments
  • Experience pitching stories on a regular basis

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • The ability to learn about a wide variety of subject matters
  • Costs associated with travel for conferences or large events covered
  • Collaboration with skilled editors and reporters around the world

You can find the types of stories we publish at https://news.bloomberglaw.com/international-trade.

If you think you’re a good match, please send a resume and published hard news or news analysis writing samples to correspondentjobs@bna.com.