Role Summary: Reuters is looking for an accomplished editor to spearhead its investigative and explanatory journalism in the EMEA region. We are looking for highly skilled professionals with a track record of helping reporters conceive and execute ambitious, original, high-impact coverage. The Reuters remit is broad – business, finance, markets, technology, politics, war & diplomacy, social issues and more – and our enterprise editors must handle the full range of our work with skill and passion. The editor’s portfolio must demonstrate an ability to manage complex and long-term projects, involving reporters with differing levels of experience; to deliver lucid and letter-perfect articles (including top-to-bottom rewrites when necessary); and the patience to bulletproof those articles to ensure absolute fairness and accuracy. Crucially, the candidate must show a commitment to collaborating with photographers, videographers, graphics journalists and story designers, as we are looking to present our work as skillfully in visual media as we have done in text. The position, based in London, reports to Global Enterprise Editor Mike Williams.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities: The editor will be working with Reuters journalists in bureaus from Iceland to Iran and South Africa to Siberia. We are looking for highly skilled professionals with a track record of helping reporters conceive and execute ambitious, original, high-impact coverage. The editor will manage complex and long-term projects, involving reporters with differing levels of experience; deliver lucid and letter-perfect articles (including top-to-bottom rewrites when necessary); and bulletproof those articles to ensure absolute fairness and accuracy. Crucially, the candidate must collaborate with photographers, videographers, graphics journalists and story designers, as we are looking to present our work as skillfully in visual media as we have done in text. This is a management position, which involves running our team of editors and reporters in London and working closely with other editors and reporters around the region.

Key Relationships: This is a management position, which involves running our team of editors and reporters in London and working closely with other editors and reporters around the region.

Technical /Professional Skills & Competencies:

Essential Skills and Experience:- Ability to edit investigative journalism at the highest level

  • Ability to edit explanatory journalism at the highest level

  • Ability to manage both complex reporting projects and quick-hit in-depth pieces

Desired Skills and Experience: - Substantial experience editing investigative and explanatory journalism

  • Long experience working with visual journalists

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 over 50,000 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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