Apply For The Position Of A Correspondent At Thomson Reuters

Apply For The Position Of A Correspondent At Thomson Reuters
Apply For The Position Of A Correspondent At Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters, the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals is currently looking for a Corespondent to cover general news in the Gulf. Job location is Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will handle a diverse array of stories that cut across energy, finance, investment, diplomacy and religion.

Have the stamina to work news desk shifts where they will write stories contributed by colleagues and monitor news on a variety of digital and traditional media channels.

The correspondent will explain what is happening to our international audience in a clear and accurate manner, both through spot and exclusive news and in analysis pieces.  The job will be based in Dubai. The successful candidate will report to Gulf Bureau Chief William Maclean

Qualifications
At least five years reporting experience – Proven track record of cultivating sources and breaking news – Experience monitoring news in real time– Working proficiency in spoken and written Arabic – A willingness to work in hostile environments would be an advantage, as would experience in handling economic news.
An eye for nuance will be essential when reporting stories about the increasingly assertive and activist foreign policies of Riyadh and Abu Dhabi, their evolving relationship with longtime ally the United States and their contest for influence with Iran. While Arabic will be a key skill,  this must be combined with a nose for news and an appreciation of the ability of news to affect global and regional markets.
Application Process
Interested and qualified candidates are to visit the online application portal to apply for this job.
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