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RTV Producer

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 11/29/2017 2:08:16 AM Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Job Description

RTV Producer

Reuters TV

Position Summary

The Producer must have a demonstrated ability to efficiently plan, voice and edit news packages drawing on multimedia content created by Reuters’ worldwide staff of video, picture and text journalists. The producer is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for completing several broadcast-quality video stories each day for a digital audience. The position demands mature news judgment, solid writing ability, strong video editing skills and an authoritative voice. The ideal candidate will be familiar with advanced craft editing techniques using Avid and/or FinalCut. The ability to shoot creatively on a Panasonic P2 and/or DSLR is also desirable. The position involves working shifts across the business day and includes full-time weekend duty.

Role Responsibilities

  • Work in a team of multi-media producers, to prepare, write and edit news packages for a 24-hour digital service
  • Help to identify the global editorial agenda, forward plan and respond to breaking news
  • Quickly execute stories to tight deadlines, providing depth and colour, while maintaining Reuters’ editorial standards

Essential Skills & Experience Required

  • Solid news judgment and knowledge
  • Significant experience of video and multi-media production
  • Ability to write and narrate video scripts in English to a high standard
  • Ability to work to deadlines while ensuring accuracy and adherence to company ethical and editorial standards
  • Strong visual storytelling and video editing skills, using Avid and/or FinalCut. Priority will be given to those who can demonstrate a feel for craft editing techniques
  • Ability to work under pressure and flexibility to juggle competing demands
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience
  • The ability to shoot (primarily Panasonic P2 but DSLR experience a bonus) creatively Previous experience of newsroom IT systems and using a CMS
  • Languages
  • Understanding and experience of social media to prepare and promote content

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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Hong Kong-Hong Kong
Req #: JREQ095015
Locations: Hong Kong-Hong Kong
Job Function: News & Editorial
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