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Producer (Washington D.C.)

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 11/8/2017 12:07:15 PM Washington, DC United States of America
Job Description

Job Title: Producer (Washington D.C.)

Department Summary: The bureau in Washington D.C. serves as the nerve center for news coverage out of North America for our domestic and international clients.  This position requires excellent news judgment and the ability to produce, write and edit news packages, often at a moment's notice. As our client base diversifies at a rapid speed, the ability to file stories for broadcast clients as well as voice packages for online clients such as Yahoo, Aol etc. is a huge plus.

Job Duties:

  • Strong news judgment that serves the needs of both our international and domestic clients.
  • Keeping abreast and reporting on varied and always fast-moving news, sports and entertainment file in the region.
  • Produce, write and edit news packages for agency news.
  • Voice packages for Reuters.com and online clients.
  • Ability to operate a camera and operate as a VJ.
  • Fast non-linear editing skills on AVID.
  • Play active and creative role in setting the news agenda, suggesting and executing original ideas for coverage.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of social media as a newsgathering tool.
  • Willingness to learn new delivery technologies.
  • Uphold Reuters editorial standards while maintaining high standards of accuracy and speed.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including nightshift work.
  • Readiness to travel to cover breaking news stories in the United States and possibly overseas at short notice (10%).

Position Requirements:  Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Communication or related field, plus 3 years of experience as a producer, journalist, reporter or similar role.  In lieu of Master's degree + 3 years' experience, the employer will also accept a Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, Communication or related field plus 5 years of progressive experience as a producer, journalist, reporter or similar role.

Experience may be gained concurrently must include the following:

  • 2 years experience with strong news coverage, both in a bureau and in the field.
  • 2 years experience in voiced packaging.
  • 2 years experience with digital and multimedia production.
  • 2 years experience with fast non-linear editing skills on AVID as well as knowledge of laptop newsgathering and satellite and FTP delivery systems.
  • 2 years experience with ability identifying stories of domestic and international interest.
  • Readiness to travel to cover breaking news stories in the United States and possibly overseas at short notice. (10%)

Experience may be gained pre, during or post Master’s degree.

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Employer: Reuters America LLC

Job Site: 1333 H St NW, Washington D.C., DC 20005

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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Locations
Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Req #: JREQ093989
Locations: Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America
Job Function: News & Editorial
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