Job Opening: General Assignment Reporter, Japan

General Assignment Reporter, Japan

Job Description
Reuters is looking for an energetic journalist to join our English-language service in Tokyo. This is an ideal position for ambitious reporter looking to make an impact at the world’s largest multimedia organisation. The successful candidate will initially join the general news team, covering everything from disasters and news conferences to trends and social media. We’re looking for an internet-savvy reporter who can monitor social media, dig for information, pounce on breaking news and explain Japan to the wider world. He or she will be able to generate story ideas, report them out and write quickly on deadline. He or she will also work with TV and photos colleagues to ensure stories have visual elements.


  • Passion for covering breaking news
  • Strong English writing skills and the ability to write quickly on deadline
  • Strong Japanese language skills
  • University graduate
  • Self-starter who will take initiative
  • Team player who is flexible and can work cooperatively with others
  • Knack for spotting news or trends getting attention on websites, social media
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Desire to make an impact in journalism

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About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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