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Reuters seeks editor on Americas desk

April 8, 2017

Posted by Chris Roush

Reuters LogoReuters is looking for a strong writer and editor to join the Americas editing desk.

The successful candidate must be an experienced journalist who can tackle stories that span geographies, industries and markets, and who understands the needs of various customers, from financial and professional clients to media agencies and the consumer audience.

You must have excellent writing and copy editing skills as you will likely be called upon to take copy and write some of the biggest stories of the day. Experience with big corporate stories would be ideal.You have to be both precise with language and able to express complex ideas for specialist and general audiences.

You must be able to speedily edit copy while enforcing Reuters standards and offering suggestions for improvements in the next story updates. The successful candidate should be calm under pressure, able to juggle competing demands and be as engaged with reporters and bureau chiefs as with the copy itself.

Working closely with reporting teams, the Americas Desk handles the biggest spot stories in this region, from New York to Los Angeles, Toronto to Sao Paulo.

We are looking for an editor who can help us shape the file, who is comfortable guiding story discussions in chatrooms and on email, and who can collaborate with photos, graphics, video and online news.You will be expected to work some late and weekend shifts.

To apply, go here.

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