Visual Journalist, Venezuela
Thomson Reuters
Caracas, Venezuela
hace 5 días

Job Description

Reuters, the world’s largest international multimedia news provider, is looking for a Visual Journalist with core skills in Photography and ability to shoot Video to work in both mediums in Venezuela.

We are looking for a highly skilled visual journalist with a long track record of excellent news photography and journalism skills.

She or he will be a team player and a self-starter with plenty of initiative to generate story ideas and inject a creative approach to storytelling.

She or he will have a good understanding of the news agenda in Venezuela - from politics to sport to entertainment, culture and lifestyle and business news.

The successful candidate will be working in a combined Pictures and Video team to produce a daily file of high-quality pictures and videos from Venezuela, ensuring fairness, accuracy and speed of delivery to our clients.

She or he will also be expected to plan, propose, and produce picture stories of the highest quality, to offer clients and readers the stories behind the news.

The successful candidate must have a global perspective to go with their intimate knowledge of the stories in Venezuela.

She or he needs to be flexible enough to deal with a fast-moving business which can involve unsociable hours and the need to travel at short notice.

Specific day-to-day responsibilities and milestones needed to achieve the objectives. Key duties include :

  • Coverage of events of international interest in Venezuela for the Pictures and Video file.
  • Coordinating news coverage and delivery as part of a multi-media team daily.
  • Establishing a rapport with colleagues in bureaux across all media.
  • Ensuring all work abides by the Reuters Trust Principles.
  • Qualifications :

  • At least four years work in news photography is essential
  • Experience working in hostile environments, including but not limited to armed conflict
  • Formal training and / or experience in news video production
  • Understanding of the needs of photo clients, locally and internationally.
  • Some experience in coverage of international sports events.
  • Fluent visual skills and English writing skills.
  • Success at long term story-telling through pictures.
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, many times unsupervised.
  • Strong planning and prioritization skills.
  • Willingness to travel to breaking news stories, often at short notice.
  • Ability to work well and learn within a team.
  • At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers.

    As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences.

    With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world.

    Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

    As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex / gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law.

    Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

    We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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