Next Media Animation, the company known for creating satirical news animations, is looking to fill two positions: News Animation Writer Based in Taipei, Taiwan Japanese fluency (native or advanced level) Identify and research news and topics for our main Japanese site, TomoNews.net Visual story-telling skills Proficiency in online video production a plus For visa reasons, … Continue reading
How did Bloomberg get the scoop on Xi Jinping’s family wealth? What is it like reporting from Pyongyang? Find out which media organizations are hiring. We’ve got your all-access pass to Kristie Lu Stout of CNN; Jean Lee, Korea bureau chief of the Associated Press; Barbara Demick, Beijing bureau chief of the Los Angeles Times; … Continue reading
Asia Gambling Brief, a new weekly newsletter covering the casino and betting industries in the Asia-Pacific region, is seeking freelance writers around the region who can contribute stories. There will also be opportunities to write for an associated magazine. AGB is particulary seeking writers in Seoul, Singapore, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, India, New Zealand and Tokyo, … Continue reading
@AAJAAsia’s Tokyo conference starts TONIGHT. @kmorit,@wwtang,@eieayo, Ching-Ching Ni,Michael Logan@NMAtv, jason bang are flying in. Welcome! Yuriko Nagano Thu, Nov 15 2012 17:19:37 ReplyRetweetFavorite @AAJAAsia’s Ginza welcome mixer will be hosted by the architects of the #Tokyo conference, @AkikoFujita & @RinaNakanoTV http://bit.ly/SZyuQn Yuriko Nagano Thu, Nov 15 2012 21:17:20 ReplyRetweetFavorite .@AAJAasia’s ‘Weekend in Tokyo’ event kicks … Continue reading
AAJA-Asia in Tokyo has organized a mini-conference for our regional members, set for November 16-18. It will combine panel discussions and an excursion in Tokyo, which are all open to the public and free for AAJA members and nonmembers. The interactive weekend will start with a members-only workshop on mobile journalism with Toshi Maeda on … Continue reading
This intern will join the Wall Street Journal Tokyo bureau for the spring or summer of 2013, working closely with experienced journalists, helping report their stories, and also doing her/his own stories for the paper, the newswire, and our Japan RealTime blog. While the primary focus of the internship is writing, we welcome video offerings … Continue reading
Wall Street Journal is hiring in Asia! Markets and finance reporter positions are based in Hong Kong, but WSJ Japan Real Time is looking for a blogger for its Tokyo office. Click here for the Markets and Finance positions Go here for details on Japan Real Time blogger
Reuters TV is looking for an experienced on air journalist to conduct live financial news hits for media clients out of our Tokyo office. The candidate should have: Ability/experience in live TV presentation Experience understanding of financial markets, and preferably experience in financial markets TV presentation Ability to move quickly on deadline and work independently … Continue reading
AAJA New York member Sachin Shenolikar, a veteran journalist who has recently left his senior editor post at Sports Illustrated for Kids, is traveling through Asia this month and making stops in Taiwan and Tokyo. Sachin worked at SI for Kids for 12 years and says he is happy to share with us his experience in delivering news … Continue reading
AAJA members and guests in Tokyo welcomed Hong Kong member Caroline Chan, who visited Japan this week to celebrate her birthday. Happy Birthday Caroline! (Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan on Oct. 5, 2012)
We have fellow AAJA Asia chapter member from Hong Kong Caroline Chan in town on vacation. Please stop by the FCCJ bar on Friday, at 6 p.m. to meet Caroline, who works for CNN in Hong Kong.
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
With the UNITY convention behind us, it’s time for another AAJA chapter gathering in Tokyo … to celebrate our achievement as the newly named “Chapter of the Year” (AAJA Asia) and to discuss how to implement some of the lessons from Unity in upcoming events! Rina Nakano and Akiko Fujita are hosting a brunch this … Continue reading
The AAJA in Tokyo in August is having a ’benkyo-kai’ with Shigeaki Koga, an adviser to Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto. Koga was a former METI bureaucrat, but he rebelled against the bureaucracy. Now he is challenging the system and shaping public policy in Japan by advising Mayor Hashimoto. With the Lower House election looming, Hashimoto will surely play a key role as his Ishin No Kai party members are expected … Continue reading
Tokyo brunch at Lauderdale with Yuka Hayashi of The Wall Street Journal.
AAJA member Yuri Kageyama recaps the exclusive talk.
Yuka Hayashi is the Tokyo correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and has covered the nuclear crisis closely. She will be the special guest at this AAJA brunch. When: Saturday July 7, 11 a.m. Place: Lauderdale in Roppongi Hills
House of Representatives member Taro Kono (LDP) will give AAJA Tokyo an informative one-hour talk and take questions from AAJA members on what is going on behind-the-scenes with nuclear plants restarting in Japan. This is open only to paid members and special guests. You must RSVP to attend. When: Thursday, July 5, 6:30pm – 7:30pm … Continue reading
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
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
Tokyo hosts the first Open Show on May 15! Open Show, currently in 13 countries, is a global network of live events where the public can interact directly with photographers, film and multimedia producers. Originally started in San Francisco in 2008, our monthly events around the world feature five presenters to show a project using … Continue reading
Several AAJA members reported from Japan over the weekend, when the nation marked a year after its devastating earthquake. The stories include a personal reflection, a look at the auto industry and radiation, as well as how schoolchildren, farmers and fishermen are coping. Read on: Japan-based member Ayako Mie joined force with Chico Harlan for … Continue reading
Selected tweets from AAJA members who are covering or following Japan as it marks one year after the massive earthquake on March 11, 2011. Steve Herman, @W7VOA, files several reports from the field for Voice of America. (See his collection of stories.) Masato Kajimoto, @SociologJourno, leads a group of journalism students on a reporting trip, … Continue reading