Chicago News Editor (Editor-in-Charge)

Thomson Reuters
  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 21

Position 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 seeks an energetic, experienced editor to lead our news file in Chicago. Our biggest Midwest bureau sits at the intersection of some of the most important stories for our financial and media clients, from traditional retailers trying to survive Amazon's expansion to Monsanto's herbicide troubles and continuing strife over racial inequality. 

The successful candidate will be a well-rounded manager able to edit stories across a range of subjects but one who also brings expertise in commodities or company news. We are looking for a journalist who can spot interesting ideas, work with reporters to turn those into insightful stories and collaborate with the editing desk to get stories published. 

As the senior editor in the bureau, the Chicago News Editor will represent the team on regular story planning calls and will take charge when there are big breaking stories in the Chicago area. 

Job requirements:

  • Well-rounded journalist and editor who is able to edit stories across a wide range of topics, from corporate and commodities to general news
  • Expertise in either commodities or company news
  • Ability to spot interesting stories, help reporters frame their ideas and guide them in reporting 
  • A demonstrated ability to inspire reporters to do their best work
  • Minimum of 5 years editorial management experience 

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 45,000 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.

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