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**Business Unit: Reuters News

Position: Output Editor, Video News**

Role Summary

Reuters is recruiting an output editor for its agency video news services that run on more than 1,000 TV channels around the world and hundreds more online subscribers. The successful candidate will play a key role in shaping the editorial quality of our product and driving both journalistic quality and speedy delivery. This is a senior newsroom role which will be expected to drive the story forward on a daily basis and making a substantial contribution to the debate about how we cover our stories, what elements are needed and how they perform. Working a daytime shift pattern that will also involve weekends, the Output Editor will play a central role in coordinating workload between regional processing centres and a critical one in ensuring that the highest technical and journalistic standards are maintained. It requires someone who can combine energy with a passion for the story and mastery of detail.\

Key Relationships:

The role will report to the head of our London newsroom and will work closely with the Global Head of Output. The position will involve working with regional editors and territorial video news managers on spot stories, trends, quality and enhancing the journalistic integrity of our coverage. Close collaboration with Text and visuals colleagues on stories.


Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Extensive experience in video newsgathering.

  • Solid news judgment, ability to take an angle and develop it innovatively.

  • Strong visual storytelling skills.

  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate local and remote teams.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Solid understanding of the wholesale news video market.

  • Understanding of the needs of digital clients.

  • Solid writing skills.

  • Ability to edit news video.

  • An eye for detail.

  • Experience managing teams

  • Exceptional organization skills – must be comfortable working in a busy, fast-paced newsroom and prioritizing and working to deadlines

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fluency in any of the major global language groups

  • Knowledge of Reuters News competitors

  • Field producing

  • Newsroom/planning experience in agency and/or broadcast news gathering

Education/ Certifications:

  • Education to first degree level is essential

NB: To be considered for this opportunity please ensure that you submit BOTH a CV and Cover Letter. Your Cover Letter should be addressed to “Whom It May Concern” and should detail your motivations for applying to the role.

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world’s largest independent multimedia news provider, reaching more than one billion people every day. Over 2,500 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage in 16 languages with speed, impartiality and insight to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world’s media organisations and directly to consumers on Reuters.com. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ensuring independence, integrity and freedom from bias.

NB: Flexible working options will be considered as part of this application. E.g. Job shares

If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. If you meet the minimum qualifications for the role, let us know in a cover letter with your application. Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need.

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.

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

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