Middle East Energy Correspondent

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 1 month ago

Thomson Reuters

We are seeking an experienced journalist with excellent reporting and writing skills to be Energy Correspondent covering the Gulf, based in Dubai.
This is an exciting opportunity to help drive Reuters’ energy coverage from the world’s top oil producing region — working closely with the Chief Energy Correspondent for the Middle East, the wider energy team as well as the Gulf team.
The successful candidate will help cover energy policy and break news on the energy corporate file and wider industry. This include major investments, divestments, deals to monetise assets, as well as outages and attacks on energy installations and infrastructure.
You will report on how governments and energy companies around the region grapple with the energy transition and its consequences for their oil and gas revenues and the economies that depend on fossil fuel exports.
About The Role
As our Energy Correspondent in the Gulf, you will:

Bring enthusiasm, energy, stamina, commitment and the desire to win on breaking news on a vital file
Be a team player. You need to work closely, collaboratively and collegially with the global Reuters oil team
Bring original ideas for stories on governmental policy and on trends and changes in the industry
Deliver a first-class initiative file that will include ambitious investigative pieces
Be a strong all-round journalist comfortable breaking news and filing at speed as well as reporting and writing deeply reported enterprise stories
Contribute to stories across the file that require regional input on energy
To be our Energy Correspondent you will likely have:

At least three years’ experience covering energy
Strong news judgement, writing and story-telling skills
A proven track record of breaking major stories
Exceptional contact building skills
The ability to explain complex industry and market issues to a wide business audience
Wider experience covering finance or business
Experience using data and analytical tools to highlight trends
Spoken Arabic is preferred

What’s In It For You
At Reuters, our people are our greatest assets. Here are some of the benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth:

Global Career: As a global company, we can offer a truly international career and progression opportunities
Learning & Development: On the job learning and coaching. We also have a dedicated training team focused on the continuous development of our journalists
Benefits: We offer competitive salary packages and market leading benefits including paid volunteering days
Perks: Work alongside Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and a team who provide unmatched, award-winning coverage of the world’s most important stories.
About Reuters
Reuters is the world’s largest multimedia news provider. Founded in 1851, it is committed to the Trust Principles of independence, integrity and freedom from bias. With unmatched coverage in over 16 languages, and reaching billions of people worldwide every day, Reuters provides trusted intelligence that powers humans and machines to make smart decisions. It supplies business, financial, national and international news to professionals via desktop terminals, the world’s media organizations, industry events and directly to consumers. Reuters: The Real World in Real Time
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.
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We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.
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