Breaking News Correspondent Reuters is looking for an energetic journalist with strong news judgment. The successful candidate will be part of a high-performing team, covering breaking news across a range of topics. Join our team and work as part of the Mexican Breaking News Team, monitoring news on policy, economic data, social trends, and other important headings. About the Role In this opportunity as a Breaking News Correspondent, you will: Monitors incoming news. Makes fast decisions and ensures content is quickly edited and transmitted. Refines and codes content and improves content where appropriate, ensuring correct balance, style, objectivity and reliable sourcing. Liaises with journalists, other desks (including pictures, the Editorial Reference Unit, TV and graphics) and specialist editors and provides feedback as needed. Monitors external media and other sources, identifying gaps in coverage and feeds into the news editing process. May create content. May engage clients (through blogs, online chatrooms etc). Alerts bureaux on beats picked up by competitors. Revises and packages content per product requirements (e.g. Top News, glances, wraps, photo montages, online communities, reuters.com, agency). For local language services adapts, translates and codes international service stories per local client requirements. May directly inject to a local language service. Originates and edits graphics to illustrate text stories. About You You’re a fit for the role if your background includes: Bachelor's Degree Fluent English is a must. +5 years of experience doing the same activities. Have strong news judgment. Be able to filter quickly through complex information to identify and explain key news elements. Be a fast learner and strong team player. Have experience working in real-time news. This is a full-time, that requires flexibility. You must be willing to work as part of a global 24/7 rotating shift system, including weekends and public holidays, with occasional night shifts. Location: CDMX #LI-ZM1 What’s in it For You? You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through: COVID-19 Response: Currently, as part of our COVID-19 a majority of our employees are working remotely and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines, with the majority of our offices planning to embrace a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work in 2022. 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Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world. 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. Accessibility 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. 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