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Singapore: Asia Desk Producer - Reuters Video News




Job Vacancy: Asia Desk Producer - Reuters Video News

Location: Singapore

Job Description
Reuters Video News is looking for a talented and versatile Producer to join the Asia regional TV desk in Singapore, where covering everything from natural disasters, military coups and crashing stock markets across a region spanning from Afghanistan to the Pacific islands is all in a day’s work.

It is a role is primary desk producing with limited travel. 75% desk work 25% travel.

The successful candidate must be able to work calmly under pressure and tight deadlines to deliver a top-notch file for our clients – both internal and external.

Being able to champion story telling is a must, strong news judgment and the ability to see a story when there appears to be none is a must. The successful candidate must be a team player who can work closely with bureaus, text and pictures colleagues with efficiency and patience.

He or she should be able to be a self-starter who is comfortable working in the field as on the desk. A passion for multimedia story telling is a must. He or she must be able to edit videos and be familiar with social media newsgathering techniques. Excellent communication skills are vital as is a strong command of written and spoken English. Fluency in a regional language is also necessary.

You must have a global perspective to go with your intimate knowledge of the stories in the Asia region. You need to be flexible enough to deal with a fast-moving business which can involve long working hours and the need to travel at short notice.

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