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Video Journalist / Cameraperson


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Post Date:Nov 18, 2021Type:Full time
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Location: United States - Illinois - Chicago Job Reference:JREQ150497
Job Description:

Reuters Video News is looking for dynamic and talented Video Journalists/Cameraperson. You will need to have a passion for digital storytelling and ready to take on the challenge of driving breaking news and feature coverage in your patch.

You will have a strong shooting and reporting background, with extensive field experience, the ability to edit on Premiere, and the drive to succeed in one of the most dynamic news patches in the world.

Work daily with video, stills, and text colleagues. The successful candidate will be responsible for shooting, writing, planning, and covering news and feature stories, while coordinating closely with our Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and New York news teams. You will need to be a proven self-starter with excellent communication skills, an unflappable temperament and an eye for great visual stories


About the Role

In this opportunity as Video Journalist/Cameraperson, you will: 

  • Produce, edit, write, and deliver compelling and creative video stories and live coverage on breaking news stories 
  • Coordinate daily and planned news coverage and work closely with the LA, NY, and DC teams
  • Work closely with multimedia and video packaging teams to produce comprehensive reporting
  • Respond quickly to major breaking news events, in a responsible manner
  • Have a sharp eye for visual news elements and video storytelling 
  • Represent television internally and externally, building a strong understanding of local and international clients 
  • Ability to work long hours, some weekend shifts, often under extreme pressure and unsupervised  
  • Thorough understanding of television editorial technology and social media 
  • Excellent communication and planning skills 

 

About You

You’re a fit for the role of Video Journalist/Cameraperson if you:

  • Significant experience as a professional Video Journalist 
  • Exceptional camera skills using broadcast-quality video camera or DSLR
  • A track record of working with multimedia and video packaging teams 
  • Experience in broadcast or agency television newsgathering and production
  • Excellent skills in driving accuracy and speed while upholding Thomson Reuters editorial principles  
  • Understanding needs of broadcast and digital clients, regionally and internationally 
  • Willingness to travel to breaking news stories, often at short notice 
  • Superior English writing skills 

 

What’s in it For You

At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities

Learning & Development: we have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our employees

Benefits: we offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits

Perks:  Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories

 

About Reuters

Reuters is the world’s leading provider of trusted news, insight and analysis. Founded in 1851, it brings together world-class journalism, industry expertise and cutting-edge technology to enable people to make better decisions. Reuters is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. It delivers unmatched coverage to the world’s news and media organizations and professionals in over 16 languages. Reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters is the essential source of business and world news, delivering with unparalleled speed, reliability and accuracy.

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Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services – Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

 

We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.

 

Accessibility

 

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

 

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

 

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More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.




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Thomson Reuters
311 S Wacker Drive, Suite 1200
Chicago, 60606
United States
Email/URL: emediaprepay@symphonytalent.com,https://thomsonreuters.contacthr.com/95889092
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