Commodities Reporter (Level 1 Journalist)

Job Description

Would you be excited about the opportunity to combine your journalistic passion, creativity, and skills with a world-class multimedia news organization that is also consistently recognized as a 'Top Employer to Work For' across a broad range of categories, such as Work-Life Balance, Diversity & Inclusion, Opportunities for Women, Culture, Volunteerism?

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. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at

We are seeking a focused, driven journalist who is passionate about breaking news and investigative journalism to join the New York commodities team to cover energy, soft commodities and metals markets and report and write hard-hitting stories stemming from the developments in those markets. The reporter would do everything from market reporting to deep enterprise pieces - and should be as comfortable covering an oil, metals or sugar and coffee market as they are delivering a front-page story. We cover a variety of markets from New York- from gasoline to crude to coffee. This is an exciting time to be on the commodities file - energy policy is a central theme of the presidency of Donald Trump, and metals and agriculture have been heavily affected by Trump's trade wars.

This a full-time, benefits eligible position. The successful candidate will produce enterprising scoops, shed light on opaque commodities and energy markets, and develop sources in a multitude of industries. The reporter should have strong team skills and be keen to help report on the entire range of commodities as part of a competitive and flexible reporting squad that has a hard-won reputation for agenda-setting coverage. Our regional energy and commodity correspondents are based in New York, Chicago, Houston, Canada and Latin America so the ability to work in a virtual team is essential.

This role reports to the Americas Commodities and Energy Editor.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • A proven track record developing sources and breaking news
  • A proven track record reporting and writing long-form stories
  • Experience writing and updating fast moving stories in real time and an ability to clearly explain complex industry subjects to a wide audience as well as to a financially sophisticated reader
  • Proven ability to work closely and collaboratively as part of a diverse, driven team spanning multiple regions
  • 5 years' experience in journalism
  • Experience covering at least two energy and commodity sectors would be preferable
  • Multimedia experience preferable

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. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

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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