West Publishing Corporation 2019 Reuters Journalism Internship in New York, New York

Job Description

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is the world's largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the world's media organizations, and directly to consumers at .

Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news provider, is looking for aspiring journalists for its 2019 summer internship program. We welcome passionate, curious reporters who want to tell stories for a global audience. Our paid internships are hands-on reporting positions covering business, political and general news.

Internships last for 10 weeks and begin in early June 2018. Most are in our New York and Washington bureaus, but opportunities may also exist in San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, and Mexico City. Applicants must have completed at least two years of university. Competitive candidates will have some prior journalism experience, excellent writing and communication skills, a background in journalism, economics, business, law, accounting or computer science. They have ambitious journalistic goals and a hunger to develop news-wire reporting skills to meet them. These include working on a tightly knit team covering spot news, contributing collaboratively on deadline and pitching enterprising story ideas.

Founded over 165 years ago, Reuters provides society with the news it needs to be free, prosperous and informed. Each day, 2,500 journalists in nearly 200 locations around the globe deliver unparalleled international and national news coverage in 16 languages with speed, impartiality and insight. Reuters stays true to the letter and spirit of the Thomson Reuters Trust Principles, valuing independence, integrity and freedom from bias.

Reuters news is read and seen by billions of people worldwide every day. Our stories reaches more than 750 broadcasters in 115 countries and 1,000 publishing clients, including eight of the world's top 10 newspapers.

Our audience includes:

  • 35 million unique monthly visitors to Reuters.com.
  • 3.5 million monthly active users of Reuters TV.
  • Hundreds of thousands of professionals using Thomson Reuters premium products.

Each year, we deliver:

  • 2+ million unique news stories.
  • 1.4+ million news alerts.
  • 730,000+ pictures and images.
  • 110,000+ video stories.
  • 4,600+ expert views.
  • Nearly 100 investigative reports.

Since 2017, Reuters has received over 175 journalism award recognitions, including two Pulitzer Prize winners and two finalists, the PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award, 12 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards recognitions, five Overseas Press Club Awards recognitions, five World Press Photo Awards and a Royal Television Society Award.

If this sounds like the journalism experience you want, apply now. Serious candidates should include a cover letter referencing the Reuters reporting they admire most and a relevant reporting idea or two of their own.

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


Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.To learn more about what we offer, please visit .More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on .

Locations
Chicago-Illinois-United States of America;New York-New York-United States of America;Washington-District of Columbia-United States of America;San Francisco-California-United States of America

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 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 country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer providing a drug-free workplace.