Application Deadline: Sunday 15th December 2019 at midday (UK time).
Applications are now open for the Reuters Trainee Programme 2020. Thomson Reuters is 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.
The news reaches a global audience of more than 1 billion people each day. From politics and finance to sports and showbiz, we are committed to fast, accurate and independent reporting. In everything we do, we strive for insight and impact.
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
Applications due by Sunday 15th December
Participants selected by April 2020 Successful
candidates will be remunerated in the currency of the bureau in which
they are placed, in line with global Thomson Reuters policies
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
Additional languages (e.g. Portuguese for southern Africa)
HOW DO YOU APPLY?
You should apply directly via our 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 open Friday 1st November and close on Sunday 15th December 2019 at midday (UK time).
RECRUITMENT PROCESS & TIMELINES:
If successful, you will be taken through a structured recruitment process which includes:
Initial CV and Candidate Profile Screen (November–December)Online Survey (December-January)Video Interview (January-February)Panel Interview (February–March)
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Thomson Reuters Journalism Training Programme 2020