Deadline:

15 December 2019.

Location:

One month in London, United Kingdom.

Eight Months in one of the following: China, Singapore, UK, Mexico, South Africa, Egypt, Lebanon or United Arab Emirates

(Paid Opportunity)

Description

Reuters Journalism Training Programme – September 2020 Intake

Applications are now open for the Reuters Trainee Programme 2020. They’re looking for smart, ambitious graduates or early-career reporters to join their global team of 2,500 text and visuals journalists and tell the stories that matter.

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Reuters news reaches a global audience of more than 1 billion people each day. From politics and finance to sports and showbiz, They are committed to fast, accurate and independent reporting. In everything we do, we strive for insight and impact.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Journalism.
  • Media.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

9 Months.

  • Scheme lasts 9 months, starting September 2020.
  • Intensive month of training in London, then 8 months in a Reuters newsroom in one of the following countries: China, Singapore, UK, Mexico, South Africa, Egypt, Lebanon or United Arab Emirates.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Clear commitment to a career in journalism.
  • Proven ability to tell rich stories in words, video or both.
  • Drive to build sources and break news.
  • Ability to generate original, relevant story ideas.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.
  • Fluency in relevant languages, e.g. Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Farsi, Spanish.

OTHER USEFUL SKILLS (NOT PREREQUISITES)

  • Up to 3 years of professional journalism experience.
  • Proven ability to generate exclusive, agenda-setting stories.
  • Experience of shooting or editing video.
  • Knowledge of finance and economics.
  • Experience in data journalism or investigative reporting.
  • Photography skills.
  • Additional languages (e.g. Portuguese for southern Africa).

Opportunity Cost

(Paid Opportunity)

  • Intensive month of training in London, then 8 months in a Reuters newsroom in one of the following countries: China, Singapore, UK, Mexico, South Africa, Egypt, Lebanon or United Arab Emirates.
  • Opportunity to become a staff correspondent or video journalist if you perform strongly.
  • Successful candidates will be remunerated in the currency of the bureau in which they are placed, in line with global Thomson Reuters policies.

How to Apply

First Step: Start applying through the link here. You have to sign up first.

Second Step: Upload Your CV and fill the required information.

Note:

  • Please ensure that your CV is no more than two pages long and written in English.
  • All applications must be supported by a Cover Letter.

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This Scholarship Published by:
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Reviewed by” Manar Khattab
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MARJ3 Scholarships team