Editor, Cantonese Service (Taipei-Based)

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Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, Washington, DC-based, nonprofit corporation that provides accurate and timely news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press. Delivered in nine Asian languages in addition to English, our journalism extends beyond radio to include web, video, mobile, and e-books. RFA Cantonese is currently seeking a dynamic and experienced editing professional to join its team and help it fulfill its mission. This position will be based in Taipei, Taiwan.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Making assignments and guiding RFA reporters in Taiwan in developing news and feature reports 
  • Editing stories published  on RFA webpage and social media platforms
  • Researching and writing original feature stories, articles, and components of special reports.
  • Working with the RFA editorial team in Asia and in the United State to discuss story ideas and edit them
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in journalism, preferably specialised in Hong Kong and China news
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, an advanced degree is a plus.
  • Superb writing and spoken skills in Cantonese and Mandarin
  • With a demonstration of creativity in developing social media
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must work in Taiwan office

 How to Apply: Send résumé with cover letter making reference to “ Editor, Cantonese Service” via e-mail to rfajobs@rfa.org

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