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Breaking News Correspondent

Company: Thomson Reuters
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Reuters is seeking several Breaking News Correspondents to join its U.S.-Canada Breaking News team. The team is in charge of producing fast and sharp coverage of major news stories in the United States and Canada for Reuters' global audience of decision makers in business, media and politics.The team will monitor a wide range of live events and feeds, including federal and state governments, news conferences, TV broadcasts, Twitter and other social media feeds to send headlines and write updates of major stories. It will also work closely with multimedia reporting teams in Washington, New York and bureaus across the United States and Canada. About the Role As a Breaking News Correspondent, you will: Snap news clearly, accurately and quickly; and write quick urgents and updates on breaking news stories Work in a very fast-paced environment to deliver the news first to Reuters subscribers Consolidate Reuters reputation as the world's most influential news agency About You As a Breaking News Correspondent, you will likely have: A strong understanding of the major issues in politics, the economy and society An ability to work under pressure Strong writing skills What's in it For You At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunitiesLearning & Development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalistsBenefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefitsPerks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world's most important stories. About Reuters Reuters is the world's largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers. Reuters: The Real World in Real TimeDo you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing. We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward. Accessibility 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 applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace. We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law. Protect yourself from fraudulent job postings click here to know more. More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on .

Keywords: Thomson Reuters, Washington DC , Breaking News Correspondent, Other , Washington, DC

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