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Producer/Video Journalist, Russia

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 12/1/2017 9:36:08 AM Moscow, Russian Federation
Job Description

Reuters is looking for a talented journalist to join its agency video operations in Russia, based in Moscow. We are seeking someone who is a genuine self-starter, who has strong news judgment, and who is skilled at visual story telling. She or he will be multi-skilled and will be expected to handle a varied brief that will include desking as a producer, field producing stories and at times shooting video. Moscow is the main bureau for our agency video operations in Russia and the other CIS countries and we produce and deliver a significant portion of edited and live content via to our global subscribers.

Working closely with Text and Pictures colleagues in Moscow, the successful candidate will be able to produce high quality content for News and other video segments including CEEF – Reuters’ central and eastern European video product as well as Entertainment, Lifestyle and Sports. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and driven. The successful candidate will be focused on improving editorial and technical performance.

The video news industry is going through a period of significant change, largely driven by technology and the rapidly changing habits of news consumers. The successful candidate will be very customer focused and will be able to tailor content for Reuters’ clients in the growing digital sector as well as existing broadcast news customers.

Essential Day to Day responsibilities:

  • Research, plan and deliver video coverage for General News, Entertainment, and other specialist segments.

  • Respond confidently to major breaking news events, acting quickly and with live news needs in mind.

Qualifications/ Required skills:

  • Strong camera and video editing skills. Ability to write video scripts in English to a high standard.
  • Ability to work as a one-man band, as well as being able to work in larger news gathering teams on top stories. Some experience of managing teams and covering major stories.
  • Solid experience in broadcast and-or agency television newsgathering and production.
  • Thorough understanding of the latest digital video technologies for filming, editing, transmitting and sharing content.
  • Strong skills in driving accuracy and speed. Knowledge of and commitment to defend Reuters Trust Principles.
  • Fluent Russian and English. Other languages will be an added advantage.

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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Moscow-Russian Federation
Req #: JREQ095403
Locations: Moscow-Russian Federation
Job Function: News & Editorial
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