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Bloomberg News
Formerly
Bloomberg Business News (1990–1997)
Division
Industry News agency
Founded 1990; 31 years ago (1990)
Founders Michael Bloomberg
Matthew Winkler
Headquarters 731 Lexington Avenue, New York City, New York, United States
London, United Kingdom
Hong Kong, China
Key people
John Micklethwait
(Editor-in-chief)
Number of employees
2,300
Parent Bloomberg L.P.

Bloomberg News (originally Bloomberg Business News) is an international news agency headquartered in New York. It creates news that is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms. Since 2015, John Micklethwait has been the editor-in-chief.

History

Bloomberg News was created by Michael Bloomberg and Matthew Winkler in 1990 to give financial news reporting to Bloomberg Terminal subscribers.

The agency was created in 1990 with a team of six people. Winkler was first editor-in-chief. In 2010, Bloomberg News had over 2,300 editors and reporters in 72 countries and 146 news bureaus worldwide.

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