NEW YORK –Bloomberg announced last Friday (March 18) that Lara Setrakian has officially joined Bloomberg Television as a reporter based in Dubai.
Setrakian, who joins Bloomberg from ABC News in Dubai, has extensive expertise covering the Gulf. Most recently, she reported on the unrest in the Middle East from Saudi Arabia and Cairo’s Tahrir Square. While at ABC, Setrakian covered the 2009 Iranian presidential election, energy prices in Saudi Arabia, Dubai’s financial crisis and other key economic and political stories.
Currently the company’s largest bureau in the Middle East with over 15 news professionals, covering markets, energy, finance, governments and other news. This week, Bloomberg L.P officially unveiled its Dubai office, the company’s 10th global hub, to house Bloomberg’s expanding news operations and provide customer support for a growing client base in the region. Bloomberg Television, available in more than 250 million homes globally, provides 24 hours live coverage of business, economic and political news with the strength of one of the largest news gathering operations in the world.