NextMedia is seeking a news and comedy animation writer for the Japan market. It is also looking for a Chinese-to-Japanese translator. Here are the details from AAJA-Asia member Michael Logan: Basically, we’re looking for sharp, funny people to help create animated news and satire for the Japan market, similar to what you see here. News and comedy animation … Continue reading
Eli Lilly’s affiliate in Japan has an opening for a communications professional with corporate or pharma experience. Basic job description: Plan and implement diabetes communication and advocacy related programs (Access improvement, Patient mobilization, branding, crisis management, etc.) for existing and pipeline products, and contribute to successful launch of new products, increase disease awareness, and protect … Continue reading
Bloomberg seeks to fill a reporter position in Seoul with a candidate able to embrace the demands of being at the forefront of technology news coverage. Successful applicants will be required to break news, write broad features and handle daily coverage. Candidates should be passionate about news and be able to work under real-time deadlines … Continue reading
POSTECH is looking for talented and motivated individuals to join and lead the efforts towards achieving its goal of becoming a world-class research university in the coming decades. Administrative staff positions are available in University Development and Advancement, International Relations, Public Relations & Marketing, Research Administration, and other central administration departments. Pohang University of Science and … Continue reading
Fodor’s is looking for writers to update our coverage of specific destinations in the following regions in China: Hebei Shangdong Jiangsu Anhui Zhejiang Fujian Pearl River Delta Writers MUST live in China; we will not consider non-residents for these assignments. Writers can be based in Shanghai, Hong Kong or Beijing if they are willing to … Continue reading
Breakbulk/UBM Global trade, a trade publication focused on the global shipping trade, is looking for a steady, self-directed business journalist. Experience in writing about the maritime industry would be ideal. They publish bi-monthly so it’s not just one assignment but an ongoing relationship.
Shell International is building a creative team to increase its visual communication activities. This includes all sorts of storytelling with a special focus on pictures and videos. Therefore Shell created a new “Creative Development” department within external communications. The virtual team is responsible for all content research and editorial story creation worldwide. To help get … Continue reading
BBC‘s Sinhala service is looking for a reporter in Sri Lanka who has a good command in Sinhala and English. Apply by August 20. Full job posting. Fodor’s Travel is looking to refresh its pool of writers for its Beijing guidebook, which covers the entire city, from sightseeing to restaurants, with chapters devoted to Exploring … Continue reading
Staff Writer Time Out Beijing is looking for an enthusiastic, motivated new staff writer with a love of film and the local music scene. The ability to speak Mandarin is useful but not essential, although writing interesting, clean copy in fluent English is. This is an in-house position and the right candidate will be responsible … Continue reading
Bloomberg TV in Hong Kong has an opening for a contract position in broadcast operations. We are looking for Handheld studio cameramen, robotic camera operators, teleprompters, floor managers and production assistants to work in our operations department. The candidate should have experience working in a live broadcast environment. Full details.
Shue Yan University’s Department of Journalism and Communication has an opening for a part-time marker/lecturer for the English news writing class for the 2012-2013 academic year.The job can be done remotely and with one two-hour class per month. Pay is HK$5,500 a month with the opportunity to be involved in many other ways. A good opportunity … Continue reading
Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB) — based in Beijing — seeks experienced freelance journalists with a background in business journalism, especially magazine writing and/or on-camera interviews. Work will be published in print and online and distributed to senior global business leaders. Please contact CKGSB Knowledge Center Senior Editor Neelima Mahajan at email@example.com.
Thomson Reuters is looking for a self-driven and dynamic on air journalist to join our television team in Asia, primarily reporting on the Japanese financial markets in English. While markets remain the focus, the successful candidate has to combine economic, political and general news coverage of Asia that will connect the dots and make sense … Continue reading
Reuters is looking for a market editor to oversee FX Buzz, a new market intelligence and analysis service. FX is at the heart of the Thomson Reuters financial desktop franchise. FX Buzz focuses on giving real-time market flows, chart technicals, rumors and commentary along with original graphics. More details here
Bloomberg BNA, a stand-alone subsidiary of Bloomberg LLP, is seeking several freelance correspondents in Asia to cover legal and regulatory news. Applicants must have several years reporting experience working on daily deadlines for English-language publications and local language skills. Must be able to work well independently and be aggressive when it comes to pitching story … Continue reading
The global publication ICIS is looking for a Japanese-speaking reporter to cover LNG based in Singapore. A reporter based in Tokyo may also be considered.
The New York Times/International Herald Tribune Opinion section is looking for a Web producer for the Hong Kong bureau. The producer will work closely with other editors to ensure that the section is up to date, dynamic and visually arresting. The candidate will be conscious of how articles, videos and interactives work across digital platforms … Continue reading
Freedom Lab is a TV website that uses the mediums of video and social media to produce events, workshops and creative collaborations around Hong Kong at different venues. Through our events, workshops and collaborations, we hope to educate, inform and inspire our viewers to see the world more transparently. The site is being developed and … Continue reading
The Wall Street Journal Digital Network is seeking a technical director for daily live programming. The short-term consulting slot is Hong Kong-based and would run for a term of four weeks. Future part-time shifts are a possibility after the consulting term ends. Candidates must have experience in broadcast control rooms, operating field and studio cameras, … Continue reading
The International Herald Tribune is looking for experienced copy editors to work in Hong Kong for its Asian edition. It is looking for candidates to fill both full-time and temporary positions. Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Read the full job posting.
CJ E&M, a Korean entertainment and media company, is seeking writers to join a new, dynamic team that will produce a half-hour comedy news show starting in March. This position is open to foreigners: Applicants must be fluent in English and must possess an F2/F6/F4 visa. Visas will not be provided for this position. Applicants … Continue reading
Korea JoongAng Daily, a leading English-language newspaper in Seoul, is looking for a junior copy editor to start this March. Email resumes to email@example.com. This position can be a great entry into the Seoul journalism scene. Several of our past and current AAJA-Asia members have gotten their start in Korea at this paper.
CNN is looking to hire three new additions to its digital team in Hong Kong: one associate producer and two digital producers. The associate digital producer will develop, edit and update original content for CNN International’s digital platforms. See the full job description and how to apply. The digital producer will generate original news content … Continue reading
This may be a good opportunity for freelancers or journalism students: GlobalPost is looking for part-time writers to join their Breaking News and Social Media team. The writers will be responsible for contributing three or four 250-word news briefs a day. The stories will be a mix of important breaking news pieces and fun or … Continue reading
POSTECH University’s Bilingual Campus Program in Pohang, South Korea, is now recruiting Korean-English bilingual chief editor and editor positions, responsible for visioning, translation and editing of materials. Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea is a world-class research university, which launched a bilingual campus program in March 2010. As a result, lectures … Continue reading