Reuters, Correspondent - Israel and the Palestinian Territories
We are seeking an experienced news journalist with excellent reporting, writing and editing skills to join the Reuters Jerusalem bureau.
The successful candidate will speak fluent Hebrew and English and will report from Israel, while liaising with the bureau’s reporting teams in the occupied Palestinian territories.
This will be a full-time job, based in Jerusalem
As our Correspondent for Israel and the Palestinian Territories, you will:
- Handle both desk reporting and editing as well as their own first-hand reporting in the field writing with speed, fluency, balance and restraint.
- Monitor multiple news outlets, official channels and social media websites in Hebrew and English and produce exclusives and revelatory work for the enterprise file.
- Build and maintain contacts for breaking news and enterprise stories and help to deliver story packages in the most appropriate combinations of text and visuals media.
- Abide by the Reuters Trust Principles to ensure that the company and its employees act with integrity, independence, and freedom from bias. https://www.thomsonreuters.com/en/about-us/trust-principles.html
- Mentor and encourage more junior reporters and be willing to work night and weekend shifts on a rota, and prepared to scramble when news breaks.
To be our Correspondent for Israel and the Palestinian Territories, you will likely have:
- Fluent Hebrew and English language skills
- Excellent all round journalist experience, with extensive experience of breaking news, as well as insights into business news, analysis, sidebars and the integration of text and visuals, reporting on all aspects of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, Israeli politics and society and wider regional and international issues as they affect the bureau.
- Lots of ideas, energy, enthusiasm, resourcefulness and responsibility with the ability to remain calm under the pressure of deadlines and take a responsible role in a fast-moving text and visuals bureau.
- Awareness - and preferably first hand-experience - of how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is covered internationally.
Please note, the deadline for applications is Sunday 10th July 2022.
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 with an intensive training package. 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 and a wellbeing scheme including private healthcare and Multisport card
Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories.
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
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