BenarNews, a Radio Free Asia (RFA)-affiliated online news service that offers select coverage of South and Southeast Asian countries in five languages, is seeking an experienced editor for its English language site. The English Language Editor will be based in BenarNews’s Washington, DC, offices. Occasional weekend work will be required.
BenarNews’ mission is to provide our readers with accurate news and information that reflects the complex and ever-changing world around them. With homepages in Bengali, Thai, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Indonesia and English, BenarNews will bring timely news to its diverse audience. However controversial or taboo, our reporters on the ground will tackle the hot issues and events of the day - health, environment, religious freedom, economics, security, conflict - issues that affect the daily lives of our audience. We believe the free flow of accurate, objective, unbiased news helps break down barriers and leads to a more peaceful, tolerant, and prosperous world. It is this belief that will guide and inspire our reporting. Adhering to a strict code of journalistic ethics, BenarNews is a new voice on the pressing issues of the region. A voice you can trust.
RFA is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity
RFA encourages all qualified individuals to apply. If hired, the candidate must provide proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA. RFA reserves the right to reconsider or withdraw any offer of employment to any candidate whose authorization to work in the U.S. as an employee of RFA, or extension of such authorization, would require RFA to file or support a petition or related documentation.
How to apply
Send résumé with cover letter (making reference to the position of "BenarNews English Language Editor") via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 202-530-7797.
Posting Date 6/3/2020