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Mandarin Reporter/Producer (Level 1 – Temp) – Thomson Reuters – New York, NY


Company: Thomson Reuters

Address: New York, NY


  • Full Time

Thomson Reuters

Job Description

Reuters Broadcast Solutions is looking for a Mandarin Reporter/Producer (Level 1 – Temp) as vacation and sick coverage supporting our Mandarin speaking clients.

The successful candidate for this position will have experience in a TV agency or broadcast television and will be able to work in a fast-paced environment on a busy news file covering general news, sport and business, as well as booking high-profile guests from the financial markets.

The reporter/producer will be able to cover a wide range of stories from politics and economy to lifestyle originating from the region. The successful candidate will be willing to work flexible hours and produce and voice PTC packages.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate story ideas and work with others in the team to produce stories
  • Write/edit packages and compile rundown for shows
  • Coordinate with the client newsroom and book high-profile guests from financial markets
  • Provide client-ready video edits and accompanying scripts to the highest Reuters News standards
  • Write and sub shot lists and scripts quickly and accurately in English
  • Shoot video, when required
  • Stay abreast of new developments in news gathering and transmission technology
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and clients when delivering stories and handling technical/editorial feedback on pictures and scripts


Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years experience in a TV agency and/or broadcast environment
  • Native or near-native Mandarin language and excellent script-writing ability
  • Strong editorial news judgment
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, at times unsupervised
  • Willingness to travel to breaking news stories, often at short notice
  • Solid technical skills, including FTP delivery, shooting video, editing, laptop news gathering. Good understanding of social media newsgathering.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • A sharp eye for visual news and story-telling in pictures

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.

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


Locations

New York-New York-United States of America

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