Digital Journalist, Digital News (1-Year contract)
We are seeking a Digital Journalist to develop and deliver stories for the online platform of Channel NewsAsia.
- Collect and analyse information about newsworthy events from a variety of sources, including social media, other news outlets and individual contacts.
- Write and produce digital news stories with text and visual elements such as photos, videos and graphics.
- Gather and verify factual information through interviews, observation and research.
- Seek and analyse news leads and tips.
- A Degree in Mass Communication, Arts and Social Sciences or related areas.
- Be a digital native, comfortable with digital and social media trends.
- Comfortable with all digital platforms, including processing of visual material.
- Ability to exercise individual judgment, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Good grasp of current issues and news both locally and globally.
- Excellent communication and writing skills in English.
- Be prepared to work irregular hours and weekend
- A proven track record in delivering original stories, preferably for an online news platform.