Reuters Television is seeking a senior television journalist to run the LIVE News desk within our established Washington bureau.
The successful candidate for this position will have several years of experience gained in a TV or online newsroom, including some field experience with LIVE news. Working with our global team in a fast-paced environment, the LIVE News Producer in Washington will be responsible for planning and delivery of US LIVE news to online and broadcast clients. S/He will ideally have first-hand experience of US news outlets at national and local levels and an understanding of the growing online news market, bringing ideas of how to broaden the range of our LIVE content.
The LIVE News Producer will be familiar with news gathering technologies and have genuine enthusiasm for LIVE news and its growing role on the web and tablet platforms. The successful candidate will be willing to work flexible hours.
– University journalism degree or equivalent work experience
– Substantial experience in television journalism in internet or broadcast environments
– Planning + newsgathering skills / client-facing skills
– The ability to offer strategic thinking on developing Reuters LIVE content
– Technical aptitude and an understanding of technical systems including websites
– Strong communication skills and the ability to work in a team
– Fluent written and spoken English; other languages and experience working in other countries and regions is an advantage.
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