Reuters Offers Editorial Training Programme For Journalists


Reuters, the independent international news agency, is inviting applications from early-career journalists ready to take their career to the next level, competitive pay, assignments in a Reuters Bureau, and an opportunity to develop in-depth journalism skills to its nine months of intensive training and reporting assignments.

The Reuters Journalism Programme offers reporters the opportunity to fine-tune their skills across a variety of subject areas and media.

The prerequisite qualification for consideration for the programme are a clear commitment to a career in journalism; the drive to build sources, break news and deliver deeply reported stories; a strong interest in issues that affect companies, markets and economies; an ability to generate original, relevant story ideas; fluency in written English; proficiency with data; and an international outlook

Other desired skills and experience in addition to the prerequisite qualifications are: knowledge in a relevant field such as banking, financial markets, accounting, law or computer science; up to 3 years of professional journalism experience; a proven ability to generate exclusive and agenda setting stories; experience in multimedia storytelling; fluency in another language – such as Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin or Russian; skills in investigative reporting; and expertise in data analysis or data-driven journalism.

Interested reporters can apply online at by November 15, 2016.

Candidates are advised to answer all the online questions and follow the guidelines given for their applications to be considered. Selection of participants will take place in January 2017.

Reuters provides society with the news it needs to be free, prosperous and informed and each day, 2,600 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage with speed, impartiality and insight. Each day, more than 1 billion people worldwide read and see Reuters News through multiple platforms. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, ensuring independence, integrity and freedom from bias. It was founded over 160 years ago