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Reuters is seeking a talented and energetic news correspondent to cover politics and general news in Nigeria.

The position offers an enterprising reporter the opportunity to report on a wide range of topics, from Nigeria’s policy making and regional diplomacy, to its deadly insurgencies, cultural and technological innovation, and efforts to diversify its economy away from oil. A willingness to travel, sometimes at short notice, is essential and can include hostile environments such as natural disasters and conflict zones.

Thomson Reuters is a multinational news media conglomerate that uses a worldwide network of journalists and editors to gather information, innovation and authoritative insight to unravel complex situations.

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Closing date: Rolling

Job Duties

  1. Produce exclusive news, insightful analyses and deeply reported features.
  2. Cultivate high-level sources to break news that sets Reuters apart from the competition.
  3. Be fast, accurate and ensure Reuters clients get the news first.
  4. Work closely with visuals colleagues to deliver stories in all formats.
  5. Collaborate with colleagues across the region and globally on a wide range of stories

Job requirements

  1. Have at least three years of professional journalism experience
  2. Be fluent in English with strong writing skills; proficiency in a Nigerian language would be a plus.
  3.  Have a knack for multimedia storytelling and be willing to produce visuals to accompany your stories when needed.
  4.  Be a self-starter and excellent team player.
  5.  Have a deep knowledge of Nigeria and the region, including an understanding of the key issues and players, and a knack for explaining them to a global audience.
  6. Have an intuitive ability to cut through the noise and focus on key issues in a large and dynamic country.
  7.  Be comfortable covering breaking news at speed, even as you focus on delivering scoops and high-impact features.

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