News Associate (Level 2 Journalist)

Job Description

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

Reuters seeks an enthusiastic journalist to delve into the world of Thomson Reuters data to help drive the next step of automation to Reuters newsrooms via the Lynx Insight project. The goal of Lynx Insight is use cloud based computing and artificial intelligence to help journalists find and explain newsworthy events, as well as to automate part of the editorial workflow that requires manual and repetitive tasks.

The ideal candidate would have about 5-7 years of experience in journalism, a working knowledge of financial markets, corporate news and the core Reuters file as well as experience in working with data and spreadsheets, for example. The person in this role would be comfortable collaborating with other journalists and translating requests for relevant data milestones into clear, readable copy. Validating the results from Lynx Insight with journalists and ensuring Reuters style and standards will be critical to success in this role. Any prior experience with programming skills helpful, but not strictly required, as are thoughtful ideas about using technology to transform newsgathering. The News Associate (Level 2 Journalist) would also investigate adding newsworthy datasets to create new tools for Reuters journalists.

Job requirements:

  • Good knowledge of data available in Eikon and Thomson Reuters
  • Ability to transform TR datasets into newsworthy facts or a willingness to learn
  • Work with other journalists to validate resulting text output, including graphics
  • Manage requests from Reuters newsrooms for new insightful story automations A background in markets or company news is helpful
  • Knowledge of the BUZZ project is helpful

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 45,000 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 country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

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