Assistant Reporter

Posted On: November 14, 2017

Journalism Job

Media Organization: The Mainichi Newspapers

Company Description

The Mainichi Newspapers (毎日新聞), founded in 1872, is Japan's oldest national daily newspaper. We are currently recognized in Japan as one of the leading newspapers, and have garnered a reputation as a provider of unbiased reporting and poignant editorials. Our commitment to excellence in journalism has earned us numerous prestigious awards, including a Pulitzer Prize and more than 20 awards from the Japan Newspaper Publishers and Editors Association, making The Mainichi Newspapers Japan's most awarded newspaper and the only Japanese news organization to have won a Pulitzer Prize. Mainichi has a nationwide circulation of 3.5 million copies.

Job Description

The Mainichi Newspapers is now hiring a full-time assistant reporter to cover the United Nations and to assist operation of its New York bureau. Candidate must have a strong command of English, and a deep interest in international politics and current events. Fluency in a foreign language and fast typing skills are highly regarded. Duties include research on a wide range of topics, transcription, arranging interviews, tasks relating to office management, and assisting the bureau chief and other correspondents in their duties as needed.  Please note that this is not a writing or editing position. Hours are 10 am to 6 pm with frequent, compensated overtime

To Apply

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