Posted On: September 26, 2013
Media Organization: Thomson Reuters
Reuters News reaches over one billion people a day through its print stories, photographs and videos.
Reuters Video News has more than 680 broadcast clients worldwide and is viewed by millions of viewers through online platforms. In the USA alone, some 110 million households view our TV content.
Thomson Reuters is looking for an English speaking, self-driven and dynamic journalist to join our Africa TV desk in Abuja or Lagos, Nigeria.
The successful candidate will report on economic, political and general news in a way that would connect the dots and make sense for Thomson Reuters internal and external customers.
This is a creative and challenging position requiring excellent news judgment, and the ability to report across borders is essential. He/She would write, edit and voice packages.
He/She should be equally comfortable covering a natural disaster, producing a diplomatic analysis and writing colorful stories on distinctive social, cultural and technological features to serve broadcast clients.
Proven track record covering general news, financial news a plus
Ability to work under tight deadlines, digesting sometimes complex regional stories quickly
Ability to write news packages
Ability to work with the TV team in New York, also the large network of Reuters TV producers across the globe
Ability to use digital editing systems to produce packages a plus
Please send resume and on-air link to: