Applications are open for the Reuters Journalism Training Programme for Middle East & Africa 2018. The Reuters Journalism Programme is an opportunity for recent graduates, early career reporters, or professionals with proven experience who are looking to switch careers into journalism. The programme in 2018 will consist of 6 months of formal and on-the-job journalism training, initially in the London newsroom, followed by one of the other main reporting newsrooms or bureaus in the Middle East or Africa.
Thomson Reuters is excited to work with emerging talents who can tell stories from new perspectives and in different formats. As a global business they rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on their goals. To ensure they can do that, they seek diverse, talented and qualified employees with proven knowledge of the Middle East or Africa and fluency in Arabic or a language (apart from English) that is widely spoken in Africa.
The Reuters Journalism Programme offers an opportunity to fast-track your journalism career and develop your skills across a variety of subjects and media. Successful applicants will predominantly report in text, but visual reporting skills and story-telling ideas will be welcome. The Programme includes:
Placements in an African or Middle Eastern bureau
Fast-paced reporting on top news stories of the day
Opportunity to develop journalism skills