Applications are invited for Fact-Checking Producer at Thomson Reuters, Bengaluru for the year 2021. Online applications are open on the official website.
Reuters is looking for journalists with strong research skills to join its dynamic fact-checking team. As a fact-checking producer, you’ll be working on an exciting project that aims to tackle misinformation on social media. You’ll be deeply familiar with communication styles on social media, and have a proven interest in global current affairs.
About Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading provider of news and information-based tools to professionals. Our worldwide network of journalists and specialist editors keep customers up to speed on global developments, with a particular focus on legal, regulatory and tax changes.
This graduate entry-level position will involve identifying viral content relating to misinformation topics and taking the appropriate steps to establish the facts behind it. You will be expected to communicate your findings in a clear format, so strong writing and communication skills are necessary.
Prior experience in reporting, social media newsgathering or fact-checking would be a clear advantage. However, as full training will be given, a willingness to learn quickly is at least as important. This role has a daytime shift pattern and includes weekend work.
The successful candidate must:
- Demonstrate an analytical approach and an ability to research independently
- Show strong news judgement
- Be able to identify emerging trends and stories
- Have precise written English
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