Presenter, Channel NewsAsia
Channel NewsAsia is looking for a Presenter for its live daily primetime news cast.
The incumbent will present news programmes and handle ‘live’ elements and support production of news programmes through research, interviews, and scriptwriting. He/She will take part in coverage of major breaking news and expected to present live from location of major news events, and to conduct live interviews/ mediating panels or forums that involves foreign dignitaries, or political leaders.
- Support news programme production by presenting daily news programmes/bulletins. Handle ‘live’ crosses, studio interviews and interviews via phone and other ‘live’ streaming facilities (on political, social and economic issues for news and current affairs programmes.) Conduct research on news, current affairs and other related events. Gather, produce, script and report news and other developments both locally and overseas.
- Uphold and maintain standards that will satisfy Mediacorp and its international viewers. Exercise high standards of accuracy, objectivity and timeliness
- Adhere to the editorial guidelines set by regulators while writing and editing scripts
- Keep updated on news and current affairs and other assigned segments by monitoring the market, competitive activities and viewers’ feedback
- At least 10 years' experience as main presenter/anchor of a live daily primetime news cast or current affairs program
- Possess a good University Degree preferably in Political Science, International Affairs or Economics
- Have experience in conceptualising and producing news program;
- Have experience in mediating external forums
- Possess clear diction and good voice is a must
Thank you for your interest and application to this role. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.