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West Coast Bureau Chief

Thomson Reuters News & Editorial 1/12/2018 11:14:37 AM San Francisco, 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

Reuters seeks an exceptional journalist and experienced newsroom manager to run our West Coast bureaus. From Silicon Valley to Hollywood, the West Coast bureau chief will help drive our coverage of some of the world’s best-known companies, including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Tesla, Uber and Walt Disney. The ideal candidate will be based in San Francisco and have a deep understanding of the technology industry and business reporting.

We are looking for a highly creative editor who can spot interesting trends and work with reporters to build sources and turn their ideas into great stories. He or she must be confident running complex, fast-moving spot news, and equally capable of switching gears to embark on deeper enterprise stories that will uncover hidden deals or trends. If needed, the bureau chief may be asked to take charge of big breaking general news stories, such as natural disasters or major political events, coordinating closely with other editors and teams to produce a multimedia file.

The successful candidate will be an inspirational leader, able to develop, motivate and coordinate a talented team of journalists working mainly in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He or she must also be a strong team player who can collaborate effectively with specialist editors across the country and around the world, including our Global Technology Editor based in Asia.

The job application period closes on February 1.

Job requirements:

  • Experienced business editor with a strong record of producing distinctive journalism
  • Knowledge of technology companies and able to tackle stories across a wide range of subjects
  • A demonstrated ability to inspire reporters to break news and do their best work
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, ability to frame stories for a global audience
  • A track record of working collaboratively with editors and reporters in different locations
  • Minimum of 5 years editorial management experience 

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.

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San Francisco-California-United States of America
Req #: JREQ097575
Locations: San Francisco-California-United States of America
Job Function: News & Editorial
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