Full Time Job

China Reporter, Digital

Warner Media

Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR 06-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Purpose of the Role
As a key member of the dynamic Asia digital team and vital in growing CNN's brand and influence, the China Reporter will steer China coverage for the world's news leader. You will be expected to consistently deliver analytical, insightful journalism that explores and explains crucial China issues to a global audience in a multi-faceted way that reflects the diversity of the country. The successful candidate must have exceptional editorial judgment and demonstrated versatility within a digital news team at an international media company.
The job reports to the CNN Digital Director for Asia.

JOB DESCRIPTION
• Helping define the daily news agenda, focusing on creative story angles and coverage - specifically why events in China should matter to the world
• Bring an in-depth knowledge of, and passion for, China coverage
• Utilizing on-the-ground experience and contacts to uncover original storytelling opportunities, and presenting them in creative and innovative ways
• Developing longer-term editorial priorities and distinctive features
• Writing news stories for a global audience with clarity, context and urgency while following digital best practices (eg headline writing, SEO, etc)
• Work with newsgathering and TV colleagues, affiliates and other partners for cross-platform storytelling opportunities
• Contribute key China and pan-Asia themes into CNN's China newsletter for global distribution
• Ensuring all content adheres to CNN standards and integrity

JOB REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent writer with the ability to file clean, clear and well-written copy with urgency and flair
• A proven track record of consistently producing insightful and original China content for digital platforms
• Be capable of delivering on-the-day stories as well as analysis and longer-term reporting projects
• Comprehensive China knowledge, as well as direct experience on the ground
• Extensive knowledge and experience of international news and current affairs, with an emphasis on Asian themes, subjects and trends
• Fluency in Mandarin and simplified Chinese
• Strong team and communication skills and ability to collaborate across teams
• Detail oriented, strong organization skills & ability to meet deadlines
• Must work well under pressure and in a demanding, fast-paced environment
• Role can be based in Hong Kong, Beijing or wider Asia (visa permitting) for the right candidate

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy7zom-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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