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Johannesburg, South Africa: Chief Producer, Visuals, Africa - Reuters

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Chief Producer, Visuals, Africa - Reuters

Johannesburg, South Africa

Job Description

Reuters is looking for a head of visuals to drive our coverage of sub-Saharan Africa for both video and pictures. This is a unique chance to help transform our visual reporting operations across 46 countries by building on our existing strong base and developing a multi-skilled team that is both editorially focused and accomplished at storytelling. For a visuals editor, this is the professional opportunity of a lifetime.

You will have a strong video news background – or be an experienced pictures leader with strong video experience. Passionate about news and winning the spot story, you will have a strong flair for the feature stories that work in the digital age.

Based in Johannesburg, this job will give you responsibility for the day-to-day direction of a large team of staff and stringers in both video and photo – delivering fast, accurate and original coverage to our client base worldwide. You will also develop and guide the longer-term strategy for covering Africa. A strong leader, you will above all be an accomplished journalist who can marry a passion for news with the detail of the logistics that make things possible.

We are excited to work with talent who can tell stories about finance, politics and people from new perspectives. As a global business we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals.

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