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General News West Coast Editor-in-Charge

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 10/9/2017 11:59:32 AM Los Angeles, CA 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

The U.S. General News team is looking for an editor to run its West Coast coverage. The successful candidate must be equally at ease running a big breaking story and editing distinctive initiative pieces. As one of a small group of editors overseeing other parts of the country, he or she will manage reporters across the West and collaborate closely with other Reuters reporting teams. The General News team covers the United States primarily for digital clients around the world, serving some of the world’s biggest online media enterprises as well as print and visual media.

The team works closely with our photography and video operations to produce a truly multimedia product on the issues dominating U.S. news – from hurricanes and transgender rights to the effects of President Trump’s policies on communities across the country. The team focuses on winning the big breaking story with speed and excellence, and on delivering memorable initiative stories. From earthquakes and the environment to marijuana legalization and politics, California and nearby states offer golden opportunities for an editor to shine.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record as a strong leader, skillful editor and story idea generator along with a highly collaborative attitude. The position is based in our Los Angeles bureau and reports to Dina Kyriakidou Contini, Editor, U.S. General News.    

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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Los Angeles-California-United States of America
Req #: JREQ090711
Locations: Los Angeles-California-United States of America
Job Function: News & Editorial
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