Senior Desk Editor

Thomson Reuters Corporation Eagan , MN 55122

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description:

Thomson Reuters is seeking a Senior Desk Editor to join our team in Eagan, MN. In this role you will work on a team with peers and sub-editors to ensure our clients receive timely, relevant, high quality content/stories that meet the company's ethical guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures news is quickly edited to a high standard of accuracy, balance, style, objectivity and reliable sourcing, safeguarding all stories meet our ethical guidelines and are free from legal dangers.

  • Works as part of team with other editors and sub editors to ensure content moves rapidly to clients.

  • Revises and packages content per product requirements. (Weekly news wraps, photo captions, etc.

  • Alerts bureau on beats picked up by competitors.

  • Selects and edits graphics to illustrate text stories.

Scope & Impact

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of desk editors, authors and editors.

  • Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between desk editors, authors and editors.

  • Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed.

  • Maintain and update inhouse stylebook.

  • Serve on internal committees to promote high-quality content.

  • Ability to provide/receive piece-specific and general feedback to/from writers and other editors.

Technical / Professional Skills & Competencies

  • Track record of reporting and editing to high standards and principles.

  • Must be a team player and willing to learn and adapt to meet business needs.

  • Excellent grammar skills.

  • Proficient in AP Style.

  • Keen awareness of legal dangers.

  • Good news judgment and ability to prioritize stories and deadlines.

  • Good English language writing ability; fluency in English comprehension.

Knowledge & Skill

  • Track record of reporting and editing to high standards and principles.

  • Must be a team player and willing to learn and adapt to meet business needs.

Relationships: Internal / External

  • Editorial management and staff. External clients for feedback on story coverage and news requirements.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with various levels of authors, editors and desk editors.

  • Maintain consistent coordination and clear communication between authors, editors and desk editors.

  • Communicate and coordinate with editorial colleagues on other disciplines when needed.

Experience

  • 3+ years news editing experience. AP style required.

Education

  • BA (Journalism or English) preferred but not required.

NOTE: PLEASE INCLUDE A COVER LETTER ALONG WITH RESUME

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

We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Locations

Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America

Req #: JREQ129225

Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America

Job Function: News & Editorial


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