Asia Desk Producer, Singapore

Asia Desk Producer, Singapore

Thomson Reuters Corporation Pte. Ltd.
2-5 years
60000 - 84000 SGD

Job Description

Are you an enthusiastic journalist Do you thrive under a high-pressure, breaking news environment If so, this may be the job for you.

Reuters is looking for a video desk producer to join our video news team in Singapore.

The successful candidate must be able to work calmly under pressure and with tight deadlines to deliver a top-notch file for our clients - both internal and external.

He or she should also be a self-starter who is comfortable working on the desk as well as in the field. The successful candidate must be a team player who can work closely with colleagues in bureaux, text and pictures colleagues with efficiency and patience that a U.N. diplomat would envy.

If you believe you can bring something special to this role, we want to hear from you. You may have a non-traditional career path, education or background. If you believe that you have the qualifications for the role, let us know in a cover letter with your application.

Reuters depends on diversity of thought and you could be just what we need.

About the Role

As Video Desk Producer, you will:

  • Edit videos from bureaux
  • Sub scripts from bureaux
  • Proof-read the subbed scripts
  • Brainstorm for creative ideas to cover stories
  • Help to set daily news agenda
  • Help bureaux conceptualise stories
  • Coordinate with bureaux and London on daily output stories

About You

To be a Reuters producer, you should have:

  • 1-3 years of experience in journalism
  • Strong news judgment, work calmly under pressure, meet tight deadlines.
  • 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. Asian language(s) is a plus
  • 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 story telling in various formats

What's in it For You

At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

  • Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities
  • Learning & Development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists
  • Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days
  • Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world's most important stories.

About Reuters

Reuters is the world's largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world's media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers. Reuters: The Real World in Real Time

Thomson Reuters Corporation Pte. Ltd. has adopted the Tripartite Standard on Recruitment Practices, and has committed to be a fair and progressive employer.

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