Foreign Policy Reporter (Level 1 Journalist)

Thomson Reuter
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career
  • Posted
    Sep 20

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 is seeking an ambitious reporter for our Washington bureau to join our foreign policy reporting team.

The reporter will be expected to contribute to our coverage of U.S. policy toward Iran, Russia, North Korea, China, the Middle East and other areas of the world. The ideal candidate will be able to develop sources at the State Department and in the broader diplomatic community.

As the leading global news organization, Reuters needs a reporter who can work closely with bureaus around the world, sharing tips, sources and bylines with colleagues in different continents. In the Washington bureau she or he will work collaboratively with not just other foreign policy reporters but with journalists covering other beats. The foreign policy correspondent should be a self-starter, able to generate distinctive story ideas and execute them in a timely fashion, seamlessly working with other reporters and editors.     


  • 1-3 years’ experience as a reporter
  • Proven skill at reporting and writing distinctive stories
  • A track record of breaking news
  • Ability to cultivate sources
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Understanding of multimedia elements to enhance stories, from graphics to pictures and video

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.

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