Business Unit: Reuters
Position Title: Producer, Video News
Location: London - 30 South Colonnade
Job Advert Closing Date: 28th Feb 2018
We are looking for an experienced Television News Journalist to join the team in our global TV hub in London that delivers news footage to more than 1,000 broadcasters and hundreds of digital outlets around the world. S/he will have demonstrated a strong ability to remain focused and organised under pressure and have a strong flair for working with high-performance teams. Based in our London newsroom, the successful candidate will be expected to work across our intake, live and output operations, including niche segments such as Entertainment and Sports. A background in video newsgathering is a must, as is the ability to write clean copy under pressure of time. Video editing is also a core skill, and field experience is a definite advantage. The ability to shoot video will also confer a clear advantage.
Please note: this is a staff position on a shift pattern that involve some weekend and night work.
The role will report to the one of the editors in the newsroom and will take direction from intake, output or product editors, depending on what shift the person is rostered on.
Technical /Professional Skills & Competencies:
- Extensive experience in professional journalism in a broadcast or agency environment
- Excellent news judgment and a passion for breaking news
- Strong video editing and script writing skills
- Ability to remain calm under pressure
- Have a clear understanding of the news video needs of major broadcasters and digital clients
- Organised team player
- Strong field-producing skills/experienc
- Fluency or understanding of any of the major global language groups
- Thorough understanding of the latest digital video technologies for filming, editing, transmitting and sharing
- Experience of delivering creative output on online platforms
Education to first degree level – preferred
About Thomson Reuters:
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 realise 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, colour, 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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