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Chief Correspondent, Ottawa

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 1/3/2018 9:32:17 AM Ottawa, ON Canada
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 looking for an ambitious and dynamic journalist to join our team in Ottawa.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record of breaking exclusive news and of longer-format reporting and writing, as well as an aptitude for multimedia story-telling. He or she will have strong source building skills and the ability to execute original initiative stories from an Ottawa base while working with colleagues across the country, region and world.

The right person will provide our clients with insightful reporting on the country, just as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government navigates a path between a more protectionist U.S. and its own pro-trade/-immigration policies.  Canada, a major energy producer, is not immune to pressures: its cost-intensive oil sands region is facing an exodus of foreign investment while domestic politics have suddenly tangled pipeline policy. Meanwhile, an influx of refugees has inflamed far-right groups while an economic recovery has done little for Aboriginal groups, which are struggling with an epidemic of adolescent suicides.

This is a great opportunity for a self-directed individual who will be able to handle both longer-term investigative efforts and breaking news. Fluency in French is a must.

Required skills and experience:

  • Strong writing and reporting skills, and experience in multi-media story-telling
  • Ability to generate great story ideas, including enterprise pieces
  • Proven ability to build sources, break news and set the news agenda
  • Fluent French required

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.


Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.



Locations
Ottawa-Ontario-Canada
Req #: JREQ096820
Locations: Ottawa-Ontario-Canada
Job Function: News & Editorial
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