Reuters is looking for a Senior Visuals Journalist to run our combined Photos and Video team in the Philippines.
The successful candidate will lead a high-profile, high-performing single team responsible for covering one of the most vibrant regions in Asia.
You are likely to have significant experience in either news photography or news video and a thorough understanding or experience of the other format.
Photographers and videographers will work as single unit, and all staff will work in both formats. The team will cover the full range of news from conflicts and natural disaster, through politics to sport, lifestyle and entertainment.
You must know what makes a good story, and understand the technology behind news video and pictures.
As well as managing staff in Manila, the successful candidate will be responsible for stringers across the country. You will be expected to travel on foreign assignments, which may include hostile environments.
You must be a proven self-starter with excellent communication skills, an unflappable temperament and a demonstrable passion for news gathering and visual story telling.
You must have a global perspective to go with their intimate knowledge of the stories in the Philippines and the ASEAN region.
They need to be flexible enough to deal with a fast-moving business which can involve long working hours and the need to travel at short notice.
Specific day-to-day responsibilities and milestones needed to achieve the objectives. Key duties include :
Desired Skills and Experience :
Experience working in hostile environments.