Reuters: Political and General News Correspondent, India…


Job ID: CK07-2380

Reuters is a global information company providing indispensable information tailored for professionals in the financial services, media and corporate markets. Our information is trusted and drives decision making across the globe. We have a reputation for speed, accuracy and freedom from bias.

Location: New Delhi or Mumbai, India

Terms Offered Under: Local Terms

Immediate Manager: Senior Political and General News Correspondent, India
Recruiting Manager: Editor South Asia

Contact with question:
Bureau Chief, India and Nepal
Senior Political and General News Correspondent, India

Deadline for Applications : 30 November, 2007

JOB DESCRIPTION – Role and Responsibilities

India bureau is looking for a dynamic reporter to help cover political and general news. The job entails writing clearly about India’s complicated politics for our financial clients at a time when international interest in Asia’s third biggest economy is at a peak. The reporter will also be expected to write about environmental, health, business and lifestyle stories in a colourful manner for a growing consumer media market. The job involves subbing stringer copy from across India. A team player and ability to work long and often unsocial hours is a must. There will also be possible trips to conflict areas where experience of hostile environments is a plus.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS- Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Prior knowledge of Indian politics and experience of general news reporting is highly desirable.

A strong writer with sound judgement of what makes news for our core audience, and the ability to explain it clearly and elegantly. A sound analytical mind and track record of initiative reporting is also essential.
Strong writing highly valued: general news experience a significant advantage.
Experience of subbing desirable and accuracy essential.
The ability to work well as part of a close-knit team and communicate clearly with colleagues.
Fluent English spoken and written.
Ability to work well, and fast, under pressure

Reuters is a company that does business in more than 90 countries, speaks over 130 languages, and values people with different experiences and styles of working, thinking, communicating, challenging and leading. Building on our longstanding principles of integrity and freedom from bias, we value diversity.

Reuters seeks to create an inclusive, diversity-of-thought culture which recognizes that different types of thinking stem from different dimensions of diversity. Striving to create an inclusive work environment, Reuters makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified diverse individuals. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other group status protected by law.

Regional Area India
Business Code INY-00-DIA31-Text Bureau 1
Job Board Category Journalist
Matching Expertise Editorial – Journalism
Location India – New Delhi IimcAlumniAssociation

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