Technology reporter, Japan

Job Description

Reuters is looking for an enterprising and ambitious journalist to cover Japan's electronics supply chain, from electric motors and robotics to sensors and semiconductor production equipment.

The successful candidate will join a global team of Reuters reporters covering technology and focus on how global trends like projected demand for electric and autonomous-drive vehicles, smart appliances, robots and drones are reshaping industries and investor expectations.

Despite Japan's decline as a hub for consumer electronics production, Japanese semiconductor makers and other suppliers remain crucial to the output of products ranging from Apple's iPhone to Tesla's electric sedans.

We see an opportunity for a creative reporter to follow the supply chain and connect companies to emerging trends while also digging deep into the strategic investments by established suppliers. Companies of interest on the beat would include the likes of Sony, Sharp, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Toshiba, FANUC, Murata Manufacturing and Kyocera but also smaller players like Nidec, Shinko Electric and Nitto Denko. Working with editors in Singapore and Tokyo, the successful candidate will follow the flow of innovation and investment across related sectors.

We are looking for a team player with great ideas and a demonstrated ability to build strong networks of sources. The successful candidate will have experience in coverage of companies and industries and in telling stories in a multimedia format combining graphics, video, pictures and text.

The ability to work in Japanese is a strong advantage but we will consider applicants with deep experience in coverage of related industries without working-level proficiency in Japanese.

The successful candidate will have experience in coverage of companies and industries and in telling stories in a multimedia format combining graphics, video, pictures and text.

ロイターニュース記者(電機・テクノロジー産業担当)の募集

ロイターでは、日本の電機業界について電気モーター、ロボティックスからセンサーや半導体生産に至るまで、多角的な取材ができるジャーナリストを募集します。進取の気性に富み、チャレンジ精神あふれる人材を求めます。

採用後は産業テクノロジーの取材を担当するロイターのグローバルなチームの一員として活動し、自動運転車、スマート家電、ロボット、ドローンへの需要拡大が各産業や投資家の関心をどのように変えていくのか、など世界の新しいトレンドにフォーカスした取材を担当していただきます。

かつて日本がコンシューマーエレクトロニクスの生産で示した存在感は失われつつありますが、日本の半導体メーカーや他の部品供給各社はいまなおアップルのアイフォーンからテスラの電気自動車に至るまで各種製品のサプライチェーンにおいて極めて重要な役割を果たしています。

そうしたサプライチェーンの動き、新たなトレンドと企業活動とのつながり、既存の大手メーカーによる戦略的投資の展開など、ニュースとして掘り起こすべき点は多くあり、独自の取材力を持った記者が活躍できる機会は広くあると考えています。弊社が特に関心のある企業は、ソニー、シャープ、日立、富士通、東芝、ファナック、村田製作所、京セラなどで、さらに日本電産、新光電機、日東電工なども重要な取材対象です。今回募集する記者職は、アジア編集本部のあるシンガポールと東京のエディターとともに働き、各産業セクターをつなぐ技術革新や投資の動きをフォローする仕事を担います。

私たちは、素晴らしいアイデアを持ったチームプレーヤーであるとともに強力な取材ネットワークを築く能力を持つ人材を探しています。採用後は、企業や産業ニュースの取材とともに、グラフィックスや映像や写真を組み合わせたマルチメディア報道も経験していただきます。

日本語で仕事ができる能力は選考上、非常に有利になりますが、仕事ができるほどのレベルでなくとも、対象分野の取材について深い経験があれば選考の対象とします。中国語と韓国語に流暢であれば、それも選考には有利です。

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