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Senior Correspondent, IFR

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 11/21/2017 2:00:54 AM Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job Description

The International Financing Review Asia, a Thomson Reuters publication, is seeking a correspondent to join its Asian equity capital markets team.

Located in Hong Kong or Tokyo and covering a beat that stretches from Japan to Australia, this role focuses on major deals in Asia’s fast-moving equity markets. As underwriters and exchanges compete for the next major ‘new economy’ listing and investors search for returns, Asia’s capital markets are at the forefront of the action.

The successful candidate will join a close-knit team responsible for providing value-added coverage of major share issues and market developments for the various IFR platforms, working to both real-time and weekly deadlines.

He or she will need to build strong relationships with market participants and be able to explain deals and market trends clearly and accurately.

The role would suit an enthusiastic reporter capable of identifying new information and fresh angles on a competitive beat.

Responsibilities:

  • Writes stories with accuracy and speed and in accordance with our principles and operating standards.
  • Gathers information to break news and write stories.
  • Builds and maintains a set of contacts to break news.
  • Builds expertise and knowledge to broaden and deepen coverage.
  • Identifies news relevant to clients.
  • Embraces the principle of telling stories using the most appropriate media available.
  • Understands the news needs of our business and interacts with clients and business stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • Strong English skills and the ability to communicate quickly and clearly are essential.
  • At least two years’ journalism experience is required, as is the ability to work under pressure.
  • Experience covering financial markets is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in Japanese and/or another Asian language is an advantage.
  • Relevant qualifications in finance / journalism are desirable but not essential. 

Business Overview

Published by Thomson Reuters, IFR is the world’s leading provider of international capital markets intelligence, offering real-time, daily and weekly news on major debt and equity financings to a professional audience. IFR’s flagship weekly magazine has been printed since 1974, and the Asian edition since 1997. IFR’s real-time coverage is available to users of Thomson Reuters Eikon.

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.

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Locations
Hong Kong-Hong Kong;Tokyo-Japan
Req #: JREQ092378
Locations: Hong Kong-Hong Kong|Tokyo-Japan
Job Function: News & Editorial
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