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London, UK: Inclusive Economies Editor - Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Inclusive Economies Editor, TR Foundation (1 year FTC)

London, UK

Job Description
Join a team which has unique expertise combining the power of journalism and the law to advance media freedom, foster more inclusive economies, and promote human rights.

We are now seeking a talented, high-energy and experienced Editor to drive our Inclusive Economies news coverage.

Reporting from the ground in more than 70 countries, our global news team covers the new frontier of human rights. From investigating slavery in supply chains, to the human impact of climate change, to how data-driven technology and AI are impacting people, we report on challenges affecting fundamental human rights and freedoms. In a rapidly-changing world, we expose undiscovered issues and voices, and examine possible solutions to some of its most pressing and complex challenges. We adhere to the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles of integrity, independence and freedom from bias. All our news is distributed on the Reuters newswire, reaching an estimated daily audience of one billion readers.

The Editor will be responsible for spearheading reporting on issues ranging from socio-economic inclusion, sustainable finance, responsible investment, ‘Just Transition’, racial justice, new economic and business models, ESG criteria and similarly related topics.

You will produce daily news as well as exclusive and unique long form stories, staying ahead of the curve on legal and policy changes, exploring and articulating the practical impact of big economic trends and COVID-19 on human rights and society at large.

With excellent news judgment, strong understanding of the subject matter areas, and experience of writing for online audiences, you will work with the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning global news team to produce unique stories that have impact, drive conversations, and raise awareness of the relation between major economic trends and people. You will also build a network to include some of the sector’s most influential voices into our stories.

Please note, this is a 1 year fixed term contract.

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