Reuters seeks a spot enterprise editor

August 24, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Reuters is seeking a talented and experienced editor to join its Spot Enterprise team handling time-sensitive enterprise stories from across the world. As we seek to expand our initiative work around major news events, we are looking to add in Asia and North America to our existing bench of Spot Enterprise editors.

The successful candidate will have the news judgement and vision to see to the potential in a pitch or a draft story, and to rework a piece thoroughly if needed, as well as the personal skills to work closely with reporters to elevate their copy.

We need a gifted writer, with a keen ear for tone, capable of crafting playful or dramatic prose as the story requires. A proven ability to construct complex long-form narratives is a must. And, crucially, the successful candidate with have a finely attuned radar for legal and ethical dangers.

As Reuters embraces different story-telling formats tailored to our different audiences, the ability to think creatively about how to convey information most effectively to our clients would be an asset.

We are keen to build a group of editors with specialist knowledge, so previous experience editing and / or reporting in Asia and North America, as well as expertise in business journalism, would be an advantage.

To be our Spot Enterprise Editor, you will likely have:

  • Excellent news judgment and outstanding journalistic ability
  • At least 10 years’ experience in journalism
  • A flair for writing and story telling
  • Familiarity with different storytelling formats
  • Strong awareness of legal risks and ethical issues
  • A strong track record of teamwork

The position will report to the Global Editor, Spot Enterprise.

To apply, go here.

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