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Thomson Reuters
New York, NY, United States (on-site)
17 days ago
Thomson Reuters
New York, New York, United States (on-site)
17 days ago


Reuters is looking for an ambitious U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry Reporter with a track record of scoops and agenda-setting stories.

The successful candidate will break news on an industry that has suffered a major political loss in the United States and is bracing for new federal efforts to bring down the cost of prescription medicines.

This reporter would shed light on the commercial strategies of leading industry players, with a broad view on how new medicines in development will impact companies, investors, patients and providers.

At the same time, the candidate will report on how big pharma companies are turning to deals and new business opportunities after having benefited tremendously from developing vaccines and treatments critical to alleviating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The reporter would demonstrate a track record of deep source development and show how they would cultivate a roster of sources among pharmaceutical and biotech executives, government health officials and industry investors. The preferred location for the role is New York.

About the Role

Asour U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry Reporter , youwill:
  • Develop a diverse range of sources that lead to scoops
  • Break exclusive news that rivals must follow
  • Lead and/or reinforce coverage of major news
  • Report aggressively to hold pharmaceutical companies, government agencies and health officials accountable
  • Write deeply-reported, standback stories on changing strategies within the industry
  • Demonstrate beat expertise and dominance
  • Work with a global team of experienced reporters and editors writing about health and pharma from across the United States, Europe and Asia

About You

To be our U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry Reporter ,you willlikely have:
  • Strong knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and regulations that govern it
  • Deep sourcing to be able to publish exclusive news that sets the agenda
  • Proven skill covering fast-breaking news
  • Proven record of bringing story ideas to fruition
  • Ability to understand and dissect financial disclosures
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment
  • Excellent news judgment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others across teams and geographies
  • At least 5 years’ experience reporting at a major news organization

(Internal candidates: Please note this position is incorrectly listed as being in the EIC job family).

Please note, the deadline for applications is Friday 14th October 2022.

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 with an intensive training package. 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 and a wellbeing scheme including private healthcare and Multisport card
  • 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


Job Information

  • Job ID: 65544760
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    New York, New York, United States
  • Position Title: U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry Reporter (Level 1 Journalist)
  • Company Name For Job: Thomson Reuters
  • Industry: Broadcasting/Radio/TV
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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