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Senior Producer

Thomson Reuters

4 days, 10 hours ago

 

Hong Kong

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, reaching more than one billion people every day. Over 2,500 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage in 16 languages with speed, impartiality and insight to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world’s media organizations and directly to consumers on Reuters.com. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ensuring independence, integrity and freedom from bias. The Reuters News Agency licenses Reuters’ news and services to the news industry. Our customers are broadcasters, print and digital publishers, corporations and governments. Reuters News Agency provides its clients with multi-media news solutions to reach their audiences. Our products include video & text feeds, pictures & graphics, packaged content and syndication services which reach billions of consumers around the world. Position Summary The Asia Senior Producer must have a demonstrated ability to set the news agenda, assigning and coordinating coverage, writing and editing scripts and ensuring quality control. The position requires excellent news judgment, the ability to handle several stories simultaneously and the skills to manage a small team of producer/editors and technical staff. The candidate must have a proven capacity for communicating effectively across a large editorial organization. Editing and technical skills are necessary. The position also requires flexibility on shift patterns and potentially weekend work. The Asia Senior Producer is based in Hong Kong but will also work in close cooperation with senior Reuters colleagues across Asia and in New York and London. Role Responsibilities Coordinate a team of multimedia producers to prepare news packages for a 24-hour digital service Determine the editorial agenda, plan and respond effectively to major breaking news events Collaborate with video agency and print colleagues to draw on Reuters’ vast global resources Work quickly, efficiently and accurately, while maintaining Reuters’ editorial standards Promote innovation, drive change and align team workflow to changing business needs Work in a hands-on but strategic manner, driving best practice and consistency Qualifications Essential Skills & Experience Required Excellent news judgment and knowledge particularly of Asia Significant experience of working in an international newsroom Solid knowledge of multimedia and video production Flawless, creative writer with formidable attention to detail Experience of coordinating a team in a broadcast and/or digital video production environment Proactive, team-oriented with well-developed interpersonal skills and self-awareness Ability to work under pressure and flexibly to juggle competing demands Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience Previous experience of newsroom IT systems and using a CMS Knowledge of foreign languages Understanding and experience of online and social media tools 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 over 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Bring your ambition to make a difference. We’ll bring a world of opportunities. 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 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 country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace. Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us. To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers. More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com. Locations Hong Kong-Hong Kong-Hong Kong-HKG-Central-ICBC Tower

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