Breaking News Editor - 1 Year Contract - Tokyo
Posted Apr 16, 2019 - Requisition No. 74676
You're a news junkie who loves breaking news. You embrace challenges, have proven judgment, can make split-second decisions, works well with others and thrive in a real-time environment. Our team is lightning fast, innovative and uses our collective experience to anticipate where and how news will break next. If that sounds like you, we want you to join our Breaking News team as a contractor in Asia.
What's the role?
The breaking News team is looking for a 1 year contractor to join our Tokyo bureau. You will work alongside a team of experienced editors to write breaking-news stories in Japanese on business and general-interest topics, ranging from stock market reports to natural disasters and strikes. You will also help transform news releases and contribute to finding financial details to immediate real-time headlines and work within a high-pressure team environment, in which the delay of a second or less can spell the difference between a win and a loss.
You'll need to have:
- A bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
- 2-3 years of journalism experience
- Knowledge of financial markets and business
- Experience of working in a real-time news environment and break news in Japanese
- Fluency in Japanese especially the ability to read and understand Business News
If this sounds like you:
Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know what the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at this: www.blpcareers.com
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