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Position : Online Producer
Location : Bangalore
Project Summary and Position Overview:
We are looking for a new-media journalist to join the 24X7 digital operations of Reuters, which operates one of world's largest and most credible business and news websites and an online business in serving large and small Internet clients. The successful candidate must have great sub-editing ability and clear-sighted news judgment to juggle, select and package from the hundreds of news stories hitting the wires every hour. Other than site management and content coordination, the online editor/producer will work closely with Reuters' main editorial services in deciding what the top stories will be on everything from politics and policy, business, markets, sport, entertainment and lifestyle.
Essential Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
The Online Editor/Producer will be part of the tight-knit team manning the Global Online desk in Bangalore, sub-editing/localising (or localizing!) and filing stories with relevant pictures for the Reuters Online Reports (OLR) and the reuters.com, reuters.co.uk and ca.reuters.com websites.
The producer should have a keen eye for detail and keep our target sophisticated news consumer business professional audience in mind while ensuring the website is updated with the latest and best stories, photos, slideshows and videos curated from the Reuters wires, photo and video service.
The Global Online Desk in Bangalore is a 24X7 operation and the team members work on 8-hr shifts that go round the clock. Night duties required.
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Degree in Journalism/Mass Communication from a reputable university/institute.
Experience of 1 to 3 years.
At least 1 years experience in a news agency, newspaper or TV newsroom
Impeccable writing; Strong news-editing and curation
Knowledge of economy, policy, markets, technology, sports and entertainment
Multimedia experience, i.e. basic html/CMS, using graphics and data to illustrate stories
Good at using editorial technology and at least a basic grounding in using our own products.
High level of creativity, providing excellent packaging ideas for the web and thinking beyond the obvious
Strong team player, good communication skills
Fast and accurate editing and packaging for the web
Good at using editorial technology and at least a basic grounding in using our own products
Solid understanding of legal risks and strong ethics.
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