Join a global news brand Break news on major stories Learn from expert journalists The Reuters Journalism Program offers an opportunity to develop your reporting skills across a variety of subject areas and media. Competitive pay • Assignments in New York, London and Asia centers • Training in reporting and writing skills • Coaching from experienced Reuters journalists From the beginning, Reuters ethics, values and structure were instilled in us, which helped greatly as we started to report and write. I had never studied journalism before, and the Reuters program enabled me to gain experience in both text and video journalism, covering finance, commodities, general news and sports. Farah Master Joined after finishing a masters in economics I’ve sat on a sofa in one of the world’s most expensive apartments, met prime ministers, squeezed into military jets and covered major breaking political and financial stories – moments that remind me of how unpredictable, exciting and important my job can be. The Reuters Journalism Program was the first step towards a career that has allowed me to travel, to learn something new every day and to cover big global stories. Brenda Goh Joined after studying history and politics The Reuters Journalism Program exposed me to aspects of journalism I never would have learned on my own. I got to see how central banks affect financial markets, how oil flows make the world go round and how grains storage in China shifts world food prices. On top of all that, I spent time working with amazing photo editors in Reuters Pictures. Shadi Bushra Joined after obtaining a master’s degree in journalism PREREQUISITES • A clear commitment to a career in journalism • An ability to generate original, relevant story ideas • The drive to build sources, break news and deliver deeply reported stories • Fluency in written English • Proficiency with data • A strong interest in issues that affect companies, markets and economies • An international outlook OTHER DESIRED SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE (NOT PREREQUISITES): • Knowledge of a relevant field such as banking, financial analysis, accounting, law or computer science • Experience in multimedia storytelling •E xpertise in data analysis or data-driven journalism • Fluency in another language – such as Arabic, Mandarin or Russian • Skills in investigative reporting KEY FACTS • Nine months of intensive training and reporting assignments To apply and get more information go to: http://tmsnrt.rs/1rkcEtu • Placements available in New York, London and major bureaus in Asia • Candidates should answer all the online questions, following the guidelines given. If not, the application will be rejected. • Applications due by December 15, 2014 • Participants selected in March 2015 • Program begins in September 2015 • Applicants should apply to their home region with exceptions only considered for specialist regional knowledge or language skills.
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