Breaking News Editor
Thomson Reuters
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Job Description

Reuters is looking for an experienced and energetic journalist with outstanding news judgement and technological savvy to drive our breaking news coverage from China at a historic time in the country’s development.

This is an action-packed leadership role, with unique challenges and rewards, on one of the world’s biggest and most complex stories.

The successful candidate will lead a team of journalists generating breaking news coverage across a full range of topics.

Based in Beijing, the China Breaking News Editor will drive event coverage planning and monitoring of a wide array of sources, generating coverage across the story cycle, from news alerts and our first quick-hit stories on breaking news, to bigger updates on the top stories of the day.

About the Role

As our China Breaking News Editor , you will :

  • Lead a team of journalists handling breaking news from a wide range of sources
  • Ensure we are delivering fast and accurate headlines and updates
  • Plan coverage of events and prepare for the unexpected
  • Work with reporters across multiple disciplines
  • Work with the Asia speed editor and technology colleagues to maximize speed and efficiency
  • To be our China Breaking News Editor , you will likely have :

  • Extensive journalism experience across a range of subjects
  • Outstanding news judgement
  • Strong people and communication skills
  • Technological savvy and a knack for problem-solving
  • Skill with social media newsgathering and monitoring
  • Mandarin Chinese (a strong advantage but not a requirement)
  • Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future?

    At Thomson Reuters, we’ve been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world’s most global news services Reuters.

    We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most : advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

    We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

    At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them.

    Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


    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.


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