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Thomson Reuters Journalism Training Programme 2020 [UK, Sep-Jun]: Apply by Dec 15

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By: Srishti Srivastav | 14 Nov 2019 5:25 PM

Thomas Reuters Journalism Training Programme 2020About

Applications are now open for the Reuters Training Programme 2020. We’re looking for smart, ambitious graduates or early-career reporters to join our global team of 2,500 text and visuals journalists and tell the stories that matter.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences.

With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world.

Programme Details

  • Scheme lasts 9 months, starting September 2020.
  • Intensive month of training in London, then 8 months in a Reuters newsroom in one of the following countries: China, Singapore, UK, Mexico, South Africa, Egypt, Lebanon or United Arab Emirates.
  • Opportunity to become a staff correspondent or video journalist if you perform strongly.
  • Successful candidates will be remunerated in the currency of the bureau in which they are placed, in line with global Thomson Reuters policies.

Requirements

  • Clear commitment to a career in journalism
  • Proven ability to tell rich stories in words, video or both
  • Drive to build sources and break news
  • Ability to generate original, relevant story ideas
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Fluency in relevant languages, e.g. Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Farsi, Spanish

Other Useful Skills (Not Prerequisites):

  • Up to 3 years of professional journalism experience
  • Proven ability to generate exclusive, agenda-setting stories
  • Experience of shooting or editing video
  • Knowledge of finance and economics
  • Experience in data journalism or investigative reporting
  • Photography skills
  • Additional languages (e.g. Portuguese for southern Africa)

Application

  • You should apply directly via careers site.
  • Please ensure that your CV is no more than two pages long and written in English..
  • All applications must be supported by a Cover Letter.
  • Applications close on 15th December 2019 at midday (UK time).

For any further information, visit the page here.

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