OLD Media Moves

Reuters looking to hire 100 reporters, including in U.S.

May 30, 2006

The news agency Reuters is looking to beef up its operations, including hiring for a number of business reporting positions in the United States, reports British newspaper The Guardian.

Press correspondent Stephen Brook writes, “The company is hiring 21 political and general news journalists across the world and 12 new editors for its global picture desk, which is now run from Singapore following a reorganisation.

“Reuters is also hiring special journalists to write about religion, terrorism, health and entertainment.

“The company, founded by Paul Julius Reuter in London in 1851 to transmit stock market data from London to Paris, is also expanding its presence in several US cities, including Cincinnati.

“To cover its financial services business, the company will recruit business journalists to report on the US treasury, equities, commodities and the energy industry.

“Additional journalists are being hired to cover China and India.”

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