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Editorial Events Program Lead/Producer, Reuters

Thomson Reuters Communications 4/6/2018 12:39:30 PM New York, NY United States of America
Job Description

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at Reuters.com

Reuters is seeking an Editorial Events Program Lead/Producer to create and manage execution of editorial events including programming for its Newsmakers live interview platform.  Reuters Newsmakers bring global experts, CEOs and government leaders together in conversation with senior Reuters journalists in front of live audiences at locations throughout the world. The Program Lead/Producer will work directly with Reuters Global Head of PR and Communications and Reuters journalists to conceive of and deliver programming – from ideation to execution. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering on a diverse number of elements, including, but not limited to the following:

  • Work cohesively with Reuters reporters and editors to anticipate salient interview subjects and themes in a variety of industries: finance, technology, politics, entertainment, etc.
  • Book high-profile speakers for one-on-one interviews or panel discussions in a variety of locations around the world
  • Coordinate filming with Reuters Video producers, RVN and Broadcast Solutions
  • Liaise with Corporate Events to oversee venue and related logistical considerations
  • Collaborate with Reuters PR and Marketing teams to promote and merchandize Newsmakers and other editorial events
  • Oversee and regularly update the Newsmakers webpage

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Superb editorial judgment;
  • Professional experience booking high-profile guests;
  • Proven track record in delivering measurable results;
  • An understanding of news, finance and tech and how they may intersect;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities;
  • Strong writing skills;
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as collaborative member of a team;
  • Excellent project management skills;
  • Live event production or broadcast experience a plus;
  • Global experience a plus.

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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To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

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Locations
New York-New York-United States of America
Req #: JREQ102159
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America
Job Function: Communications
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