Reuters seeks U.S. overnight reporter
Reuters is seeking an accomplished journalist to fill a multi-faceted role as reporter and trunk writer who can coordinate stringers and closely monitor breaking U.S. general news during late night/overnight hours.
You must be skilled at fielding stories from Reuters journalists and stringers from locations across the United States and turning them around quickly. You must be well-versed in the major U.S. general news stories of the day and be prepared to chase down developing stories as they unfold.
Reuters is serving a fast-growing customer base of U.S. media outlets, including newspapers and Internet sites, and is focused on producing U.S. general news for a U.S audience. This position will be based on the West Coast.
If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. If you meet the minimum qualifications for the role, let us know in a cover letter with your application. Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need.
– Experience as a news agency/wire service journalist preferred
– Ability to write well under pressure
– Ability to juggle multiple stories at the same time
– Experience dealing with stringer copy a plus
– Good telephone reporting skills a plus
To apply, go here.