Reuters seeks a chief correspondent in Brazil

May 12, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Reuters is seeking an experienced journalist to serve as Chief Correspondent in Brazil, leading our enterprise reporting efforts and driving coverage of this year’s pivotal presidential election.

The successful candidate will work with colleagues in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Brasília to develop ambitious, deeply-reported stories exploring the health of the world’s fourth-largest democracy, investigating corruption and corporate malfeasance, and building on the bureau’s award-winning coverage of threats to the Amazon rainforest.

As Chief Correspondent in Brazil, you will:

  • Help to define and deliver on the bureau’s enterprise priorities
  • Develop key sources to break news on strategic coverage areas
  • Serve as deputy in the bureau, running the Brazil file when the bureau chief is out
  • Mentor colleagues and develop their reporting initiatives into high-impact stories
  • Collaborate with correspondents across Latin America on regional coverage

The successful candidate will likely have:

  • A record of agenda-setting enterprise journalism
  • Talent for working with exclusive sources, documents and data
  • Examples of effective teamwork in breaking news environments
  • Excellent news judgment and outstanding English writing skills
  •  At least five years of journalism experience
  •  A knack for storytelling across different media platforms
  •  Strong Portuguese

To apply, go here.

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