Reuters is looking for an experienced business journalist to run our coverage of major corporate stories during EMEA hours.

The editor will identify the biggest corporate stories as they break and look for ways to distinguish our file, working with beat reporters, global industry editors and the global managing editor of business news.

We are looking for a newsroom leader with a deep understanding of business, acute news judgment, creative story ideas, the ability to make fast decisions and the agility to manage multiple stories at the same time.

Producing fast, smart, and distinctive reporting in the first hours after a big story breaks is a core mission of Reuters and critical to our financial, professional and media customers.

As breaking news editor, companies, you will:

  • Shape our corporate news file to meet the needs of financial, professional and media customers
  • News edit the biggest stories of the day and assign reporting lines to yield scoops, distinctive sidebars and connect the dots for global audiences
  • Plan ahead for major events to ensure that we have a strong reporting plan, prewrites and newsplanner entries
  • Think strategically about news priorities and redirect efforts away from stories that don’t serve our customers well
  • Work closely and collaboratively with other companies editors as well as finance and markets teams, Bangalore, Gdansk, breaking news hubs, and multimedia desks

To be our breaking news editor, companies, you will likely have:

  • Solid professional experience reporting on business news and/or editing business stories at a major news organisation
  • Sophisticated news judgment and ability to prioritise coverage and delegate assignments
  • Strong grasp of what investors look for in company news stories, and understanding of our financial, professional and media customers
  • Knowledge of corporate accounts, valuations and how to use them effectively in stories
  • Ability to make decisions quickly and edit news stories well under tight deadlines
  • Collaborative leadership skills, enjoy teamwork and working globally

Please note, the deadline for applications is Friday 21 January 2022.

What is 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 opportunities
  • Learning and development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists
  • Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days
  • Perks: 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 organisations, industry events and directly to consumers. Reuters: The Real World in Real Time

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