Washington Bureau Chief

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.com.

We are looking for an exceptional editor to lead our Washington bureau and drive coverage of some of the world's biggest stories. The Washington Bureau Chief will need extraordinary skills as a journalist, from overseeing breaking news to driving long-term investigations. A deep understanding of the United States and experience covering big global stories are musts. The ability to open doors in Washington and a background in a real-time news environment would be an advantage. Above all, the bureau chief needs to be an inspiring leader, able to bring out the best in her or his people in covering the world's largest economy and dominant power.

In addition to being a part of an iconic company and world-class news organization, y ou can thrive with a compensation package that provides base salary, plus bonuses, as well as our generous employee benefits, which include paid vacation/sick time annually, comprehensive health/vision/dental plan options, retirement savings with company match, education assistance, health & wellness incentives, etc.

Thomson Reuters / Reuters is 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.

As our Bureau Chief you will:

  • Lead the bureau's news file to ensure it is accurate, fast and impartial, and meets the needs of clients
  • Manage staff across disciplines and work with them to plan, develop and deliver stories
  • Manage staff safety and career development, communicate editorial priorities, and, with specialist editors, set news coverage priorities
  • Represent Reuters with customers and potential customers, and represent the company as appropriate at external events and in appearances with other media

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
  • Amazing people and management skills
  • At least 10 years experience in journalism
  • A track record of running large teams
  • Global experience and background in real-time news
  • Experience running or working on investigative projects
  • A track record in coaching and training staff
  • An appreciation for and knowledge of visual story telling

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.

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.

Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America

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