Thomson Reuters TV Producer - Asia Desk in Singapore, Singapore
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Reuters Video News is looking for a dynamic Producer to join the Asia regional TV desk in Singapore where covering everything from natural disasters, military coups and crashing stock markets across a region spanning from Afghanistan to the Pacific islands is all in a day’s work.
The successful candidate must be able to work calmly under pressure and tight deadlines to deliver a top-notch file for our clients – both internal and external. Strong news judgment and the ability to see a story when there appears to be none is a must. The successful candidate must be a team player who can work closely with bureaux, text and pictures colleagues with efficiency and patience that a U.N. diplomat would envy. He or she should also be a self-starter who is comfortable working in the field as on the desk. A passion for multimedia story telling is a must. He or she must be able to edit video and be familiar with social media newsgathering techniques. Excellent communication skills are vital as is a strong command of written and verbal skills. Fluency in a regional language is also necessary due to the coverage this role will support.
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Qualifications * 3-5 years of experience in journalism * Excellent news judgment, work calmly under pressure, meet tight deadlines, strong editor, must be able to deliver a story from both office and field * Sharp eye for visual news elements and video/multi-media story-telling * Thorough understanding of latest video technologies for shooting, editing, transmitting and sharing video * Strong social media news gathering skills * Excellent communication/writing skills in English and other Asian language(s) * Able to work long hours, weekend shifts, often under extreme pressure and unsupervised at times * Respond courageously to major breaking news events, acting quickly and in a responsible manner. * A passion for multimedia story telling
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Job: *News & Editorial Family Group
Organization: *Reuters Video News
Title: TV Producer - Asia Desk
Location: Singapore-Singapore-Singapore-SGP-Singapore-18 Science Park
Requisition ID: JREQ081711