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Bloomberg: Meet Sridhar

News, New York

What is it like to be a reporter at Bloomberg?

I work on stories every day that explain the real impact and intricacies of the financial markets. My typical day usually includes meeting sources, speaking with prominent market experts, and of course, writing stories.

What has been the most memorable story you’ve written thus far?

I have several. One of them was when I worked on one of the biggest financial stories in 2015, the convulsions in the high-yield debt market marking it the end of the seven-year credit boom, and that was really satisfying.

I really enjoy working on stories that allow me to collaborate with other Bloomberg reporters to reveal deep insights on the largest operators in the credit space. Two of my favorite stories I worked on are Cargill Hedge Fund in Chaos as Fat Salary, Feud Sink Sale Plan and JPMorgan Exits Mount From a Star Bond Team Said to Feel Slighted.

“The rush of working in one of the largest newsrooms in the world offers an unmatched thrill and is undoubtedly one of the most valuable experiences for any reporter.”

How is being a reporter at Bloomberg different?

In addition to writing impactful stories, every reporter here has access to the Bloomberg Terminal, which is an incredible resource to real-time data, news, and analytics that we often use to supplement our news stories. I often use the FICM function on the Terminal to research fixed income credit trends for background data when I write financial stories.

What do you like to do when you’re not writing and meeting sources?

Watching or playing sports – I’m a huge sports fan. I also plant trees or clean rivers as part of Bloomberg’s volunteering programs around New York City.

For more information and for available opportunities check out Bloomberg's profile here.