Output Text Editor, News (1-Year contract)
Channel NewsAsia is seeking a Text Producer for our 24-hour news channel.
We are seeking an experienced Copy Editor with strong news judgement. He/She would be able to prioritise, make decisions quickly and are meticulous in your approach to grammar and fact-checking.
He/She must have good general knowledge, a keen interest in current affairs as well as a love for words, syntax and language.
The successful applicant would be a wordsmith who is skilled at distilling stories and breaking news events into informative one-liners that will appear on our channel’s news ticker and on-screen captions.
Duties include, but are not limited to, writing headlines for the ticker, crafting summary captions during ‘live’ events and producing text-based information to supplement content in our news bulletins.
- A dynamic individual with a good University Degree.
- Minimum 5 years of experience in editing
- Excellent command of the English Language, both written and oral, and a good grasp of political issues.
- Detail-oriented with sound news judgement
- An independent worker who is strict with factual accuracy
- Be prepared to work shifts, weekends and public holidays
Thank you for your interest and application to this role. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.