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Hong Kong Media Moves: July 2018

Find out who’s moving where in Hong Kong’s busy media landscape, in association with Telum Media. Also, see job listings for the region.

Maggie Luo becomes the Hong Kong Bureau Chief of Sina Finance

As the newly-appointed Hong Kong Bureau Chief of Sina Finance, Maggie Luo helps oversee financial news in the region. She was with China Business Network in Hong Kong for the past five years, most recently as its Senior Correspondent.

Oliver Giles changes role at Hong Kong Tatler

Oliver Giles has recently assumed a new title as Art and Culture Editor of Hong Kong Tatler, working across print and digital platforms. He is a long-term Hongkonger who is passionate about art and architecture and has previously contributed to CNN, South China Morning Post, Forbes and a range of other publications.

Owen Churchill now US Correspondent for SCMP

Owen Churchill has recently joined South China Morning Post as a US Correspondent in Washington, DC, where he will cover US-China relations. He was the founding member of Sixth Tone in 2015, and has since focused on China and its politics, media, technology, arts, and culture.

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CHINA JOBS

Diesel Progress International – freelance columnist

Global business magazine Diesel Progress International is looking for an English-speaking China-based freelancer to supply a regular column. DPI covers the products, technology and news of engine-powered equipment and component makers in the marine, on-highway and off-highway markets. Visit www.dieselprogress.com

We need a 500 word column, six times a year with the prospect of further assignments covering relevant industry news from China. Contact Ian Cameron. [email protected]

Bloomberg BNA Freelance Correspondent

Bloomberg BNA is seeking a freelance correspondent in Beijing, China, with several years reporting experience to write on trade developments involving China.

Must have the ability to write clearly and concisely about complex topics, and a highly developed nose for news. Freelancer would work remotely from Beijing, but collaborate with our editors in the Washington, D.C. area regularly via email and phone. Freelance positions offer a competitive pay rate commensurate with experience, and correspondents will be expected to file stories on a regular basis.

For consideration, please send a CV/resume and published hard news or news analysis writing samples to [email protected]

RTL/FD – News assistant

Dutch RTL Television (荷兰国际新闻电视台) and the Dutch Financial Daily (荷兰金融日报) are hiring! From our bureau in Sanlitun, you will be researching for and setting up (multimedia) productions on finance, business and economics for the newspaper, and broader China-features for our tv-channels and online platforms. The job requires you to be able to work under high time pressure, though in return offers you a high degree of flexibility. Expect one or two trips per month in which you will be assisting the journalist in the role of producer. A background in journalism, some TV-experience and basic knowledge of finance and economics are preferred, bilingual language skills (English + Chinese) are a must. Interested? Get in touch with Sjoerd den Daas and send a brief introduction incl. your salary expectations + CV to [email protected] 

News Assistant at Die Zeit

DIE ZEIT is a weekly publication, so we’re not that newsy. The position requires longtime research, ability to find story ideas besides the daily news cycles, good interview and field reporting skills and organizational efficiency to juggle different complex projects at the same time. Background in print journalism is welcome, but not mandatory. DIE ZEIT’s office is going to be a one-person-operation (me), so we’re going to be a small team of two. Since we don’t have daily deadlines, working hours will be flexible and up to individual arrangement. Please sent your CV and short application to [email protected]

Researcher, North East Asia, International Crisis Group

International Crisis Group is looking for a North East Asia researcher for its Hong Kong office. It’s a great opportunity to 事实求是 on foreign and security policy at a fascinating 历史交汇期 for China, 东亚 and the 国际体系. Requires excellent English and Mandarin Chinese. Reports to Senior Adviser for North East Asia. This is an entry-level position, about half administrative and half research work, ideal for energetic recent graduates. If interested please apply by 15 July online: http://jobs.crisisgroup.org/o/researcher-north-east-asia

News Assistant at The Straits Times 

The Straits Times is a Singapore-based English-language newspaper. We are looking for someone for its bureau in Beijing to do research and reporting as well as some administrative work. The person we are looking for is bilingual in Chinese and English and has experience in news reporting including writing news stories in English. Please write with your CV to Goh Sui Noi at [email protected]

Hong Kong Media Moves: February 2018

Find out who’s moving where in Hong Kong’s busy media landscape, in association with Telum Media. Also, see job listings for the region.

Dorothy So returns to Time Out Hong Kong

Having returned as Editor-in-Chief, Dorothy So now leads Time Out Hong Kong‘s English and Chinese content teams for print, video and online. Dorothy was with Time Out Hong Kong previously as a Food Editor and later at Bauer Media as Entertainment Editor. She also spent some time in New York, completing her Master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University.

New media venture CDOTrends led by Winston Thomas

Winston Thomas now heads CDOTrends, a new online platform covering digital trends, insights and news for chief digital officers and digital and transformation leaders. Previously, he was the North Asia Editor for CMO InnovationCDOTrends will cover all news across Asia Pacific and Australia from digital strategy, AI and machine learning, customer experience management, digital privacy, analytics to case studies.

Jeffrey Ng now with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Jeffrey Ng, previously a Senior editor at The Wall Street Journal, has moved into communications with his role as Senior Vice President for Media Relations with Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing. Jeffrey, who had been with Dow Jones since 2004, is responsible at HKEX for international media engagement, among other duties.

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CHINA JOBS

Wall Street Journal – Project Manager

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a project manager overseeing a series of video packages on business and financial news. The ideal candidate would have strong journalism background and experience in conceptualising news features. The person will be asked to write scripts, work with videographers, edit their packages and manage the timeline for the project. He or she will be working with reporters and editors throughout the region and in NY.  The contract period will be from April to September 2018. The position will be based in Hong Kong. Those interested please contact [email protected]

RT / Ruptly (Asia-Pacific Bureau) – Planning / Field Producer

Ruptly News Agency is looking for an experienced video journalist / Producer to join our Beijing-based Asia-Pacific Bureau as a Planning / Field Producer. What we are looking for in the ideal Producer is a fusion of researcher, videographer, news gatherer and planner, that strives to be behind every story and ready to go into the field when necessary.  As a producer for the Asia-Pacific region, the candidate will primarily be expected to have a strong editorial conscience and a nose for offbeat stories, as well as be ready to travel when required to work on planned coverage and breaking news stories on the field. The producer will also be tasked with filming and editing semi-raw news-agency style news video packages from time to time, so a knowledge of basic video standards and filming experience will be highly valued. Proficiency in Chinese strongly preferred.

You will join three other producers and one researcher in our bureau, and work closely with the Asia-Pacific planning producer on all future news story productions. Interested applicants should send CV and a short cover letter explaining why you are a perfect fit for Ruptly, along with some links to your previous video news stories to Pedro Rodrigues [email protected]. Please also include where you are currently based, and some story ideas happening in Asia in the near future that would fit Ruptly’s style.

RT / Ruptly (Asia-Pacific Bureau) – TV News Reporter / Foreign Correspondent

RT International is looking to hire an experienced TV News Reporter to join their Beijing bureau as a Foreign Correspondent. The ideal candidate will be responsible for covering and reporting on current events and breaking news. The candidate will also be responsible for researching, setting up interviews, writing, and ordering any necessary graphics for assigned stories. The candidate will cover live breaking news and major news events for all RT International platforms. The TV News Reporter will have excellent writing skills, the ability to ad lib, cover breaking news and work under tight deadlines. Previous experience as a TV News Reporter is required. Proficiency in Chinese strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send CV and showreel (and/or other examples of past work) to Pedro Rodrigues [email protected]. Please also include where you are currently based, and some story ideas happening in China that would fit RT’s style.

AFP TV – Video Journalist

AFP is seeking a dynamic, self-starting video journalist and coordinator to run its extensive coverage from China and Mongolia. You will relish the prospect of tackling the challenges faced by journalists covering some of the biggest global stories of our time in one of the world’s most fascinating countries. Requirements: substantial China experience and a range of source and contacts, fluent or native level English, working knowledge of Mandarin, excellent news judgment, knowledge of current events and a flair for narration, demonstrable shooting ability with Sony PMW200, EX1 or similar.

Full job description here. Please note due to the high number of expected applications only shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview. Those who are not invited for interview by February 28th may assume that their applications have been unsuccessful. Please reply to: [email protected] , [email protected] , [email protected][email protected] and [email protected] with cv and covering letter adding China and Mongolia VJ/coordinator in the subject field.

European Newspaper – news assistant

European newspaper seeking English speaking news assistant for a part-time workload for a 4 to 6 months contract. We are looking for a motivated and experienced assistant for research, translation and field trips. Must have flexible schedule. Email resume and contact to [email protected]

CNN – News Assistant

Full-time position, working at our Beijing bureau. He/she will assist our team of international and local staff in research, newsgathering and production providing ideas and content for CNN’s television and digital platforms. Duties include:  scanning local news and social media for newsworthy items, pitching stories, confirming news stories from original sources, identifying and contacting interview subjects, translating and transcribing, arranging and accompanying reporting trips throughout China. This is basically a Mon – Fri daytime job, but as a 24 hour 7 days a week network. overtime/non-conventional working hours, weekend work and travel may occasionally be required.

Applicants must be highly motivated and show initiative. They must be native Mandarin speakers, highly proficient in English, able to communicate effectively in both speaking and writing, well informed on current and regional affairs.  Experience in video production is highly desirable. Shooting and editing skills are a strong plus and further training can be provided to suitable candidates.   Applicants please send CV, links to any published articles, videos, plus a letter in English explaining your interests, and suggesting a couple of stories you think CNN should be covering in China to  [email protected]

British Medical Journal – Freelance writers

We are looking for writers who are based in, or travel regularly to, China who would like to write short features (1000-2000 words) for The BMJ on a freelance basis to delight and educate our global readership of practising doctors with stories from the country. We have a broad readership and are looking for pieces as you might find in a serious newspaper or magazine like The Economist: fact based, authoritative, and written in plain English.  Ultimately, we want great stories that keep the medical audience in mind and refer back to the evidence. I’d be happy to consider pitches. Please get in touch via email: [email protected]

Variety – China correspondent

Variety, Hollywood’s oldest industry trade magazine, is seeking an experienced, versatile, reporter to cover the film, TV, and media sectors in China. The position is full-time, based in China, and comes with a J-visa. The mission is to break news and develop enterprising features for Variety’s website and weekly magazine (in English). Proficiency in Chinese strongly preferred; knowledge of the entertainment industry preferred but not imperative. Applicants should send CV and clips/links to Variety International Editor Henry Chu ([email protected]) and Asia Bureau Chief Patrick Frater ([email protected])

Hong Kong Media Moves: January 2018

Find out who’s moving where in Hong Kong’s busy media landscape, in association with Telum Media. Also, see job listings for the region.

Gerry Doyle now with Reuters in Singapore

Having relocated from Hong Kong to Singapore, Gerry Doyle is now a Top News Editor for Asia at Reuters, where he will work on the region’s biggest and most globally relevant stories in a variety of subject areas, but with a particular interest in security and defence. He brings 20 years of experience having worked in the United States, the Middle East and Hong Kong, and was most recently the Deputy Business Editor for Asia at The New York Times.

BBC Chinese welcomes Heather Yang

Heather Yang is now with BBC Chinese in Hong Kong as Social Media Reporter, where she works on Chinese-language stories across various channels. She was the Social Media Editor for Initium Media and previously covered news across Greater China for Ming Pao.

Ming Pao welcomes Grace Lam

Grace Lam joined Ming Pao this week as a Senior Reporter with a heavy focus on innovation and technology. She previously worked at unwire.hk as a Reporter.

Navin G. Ahuja joins Hong Kong Lawyer

Having recently joined Reuters as the Lead Editor for Hong Kong Lawyer, Navin G. Ahuja now oversees the content of the company’s monthly magazine which provides the Hong Kong legal community with news and insights to keep abreast of the latest legal trends and developments. He was previously with Asian Dispute Review. He completed his Master of Laws and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Law at City University of Hong Kong.

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CHINA JOBS

British Medical Journal – Freelance writers
 
We are looking for writers who are based in, or travel regularly to, China who would like to write short features (1000-2000 words) for The BMJ on a freelance basis to delight and educate our global readership of practising doctors with stories from the country. We have a broad readership and are looking for pieces as you might find in a serious newspaper or magazine like The Economist: fact based, authoritative, and written in plain English.  Ultimately, we want great stories that keep the medical audience in mind and refer back to the evidence. I’d be happy to consider pitches. Please get in touch via email: [email protected]
 
Variety – China correspondent
Variety, Hollywood’s oldest industry trade magazine, is seeking an experienced, versatile, reporter to cover the film, TV, and media sectors in China. The position is full-time, based in China, and comes with a J-visa. The mission is to break news and develop enterprising features for Variety’s website and weekly magazine (in English). Proficiency in Chinese strongly preferred; knowledge of the entertainment industry preferred but not imperative. Applicants should send CV and clips/links to Variety International Editor Henry Chu ([email protected]) and Asia Bureau Chief Patrick Frater ([email protected])

The Economist – News Assistant

The Economist seeks to hire a full-time Chinese news assistant in the Beijing bureau. The basic requirements and responsibilities are: fluent English; research skills; extensive reading about current events, academic research, high politics and social trends; pitching story ideas; identifying interview candidates and arranging reporting trips; translation during interviews; some office management.

Competency and enthusiasm in all the above areas is necessary for the job, but not sufficient. We’d like to see how you think about stories in China: what sorts of stories should we be doing, and why? We are not asking you for a list of ideas–you can tell us what you’ve read that you like or don’t like about coverage of China, and what you feel has been neglected. To that end, in addition to a one-page CV, your application should consist of a cover letter, in English, of no more than 500 words.

Interested applicants please send a CV and a cover letter to [email protected] by the end of business on January 12th.

Belgian/Dutch correspondent – News Assistant

As China correspondent for the Dutch newspaper Trouw (忠诚报) and some Belgian and Dutch weeklies, I am looking for a full-time news assistant in Beijing. Your main job will be to follow up on news in the Chinese media, contact sources, arrange interviews and reporting trips, conduct research and translate/interpret interviews.

Qualifications:

– Native speaker of Mandarin, good level of English (or Dutch)

– Good communication skills, an understanding of European media

– Journalistic values: a critical sense, curious nature and outstanding integrity

– Flexibility / stress resistant / quick problem solving skills / willing to go the extra mile for a good story

– Bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism or media studies, is a plus

– Former experience in (foreign) media, with references, is a plus (junior position)

I have over thirteen years experience in journalism and can offer you an interesting job experience with lots of travelling in China and opportunities for learning on the job. If you’re interested, send your curriculum vitae and a motivation letter to Leen Vervaeke, [email protected], with ‘news assistant’ in the subject line.

S&P – Reporters 

S&P Global Market Intelligence’s real-time, subscription-based news service is looking to add two journalists to its Hong Kong bureau. The dynamic newsroom is looking for: a senior reporter to cover financial institutions in China (more information here); and an associate editor/reporter to cover Asian media, entertainment, communications and technology sector (more information here). Interested candidates please email their CV to [email protected] and indicate in subject header the role of interest; or they can apply online via the links above.

Women’s Wear Daily – News Assistant

Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) is looking for a part-time news assistant for its newly-set up Beijing bureau. The assistant will be responsible for scanning daily headlines, monitoring social media, transcribing and light admin work, and can be done remotely. WWD is the global leader covering the business of fashion and beauty. Coverage scope includes retail trends, fashion shows, ceo and influencer profiles, textiles, sourcing and manufacturing. For more background please see: https://pmc.com/our-brands/wwd/. Email Tiffany Ap at [email protected] to get in touch.

Hong Kong Media Moves: September 2017

Find out who’s moving where in Hong Kong’s busy media landscape, in association with Telum Media. Also, see job listings for the region.

David Merritt relocates to London with Bloomberg

Having worked from Hong Kong for the past three years, David Merritt now runs the EMEA news desk as Senior Executive Editor from London. He has more than a decade’s experience reporting and editing news across Europe and Asia, including Mumbai-based Managing Editor for South Asia.

Otis Bilodeau becomes Senior Executive Editor for Bloomberg

Otis Bilodeau, who relocated to Hong Kong from New York this June, has taken over David as Senior Executive Editor for Asia-Pacific. His most recent roles at Bloomberg include Deputy Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and Global Executive Editor for Bloomberg Television.

Adriana Arai appointed Executive Editor for Bloomberg

Adriana Arai, who came to Hong Kong last year from Brazil, has been appointed Executive Editor for Asia-Pacific. She now runs the Asia news desk from Hong Kong. She began her journalism career at the Brazilian financial newspaper Gazeta Mercantil and reported on markets for Dow Jones Newswires in London before joining Bloomberg back in 2004, having since been the Bureau Chief at Bloomberg’s Mexico and Brazil offices as well as Managing Editor for Latin America.

Risk.net welcomes Narayanan Somasundaram

Most recently with Business Insider Australia, Narayanan Somasundaram is joining Risk.netin Hong Kong this month as Bureau Chief. He will oversee the Hong Kong-based editorial team that produces in-depth reports across Asia on regulation, risk management, derivatives, commodities, and insurance for practitioners and regulators in financial and energy industries. For more than 15 years he has been working in Australia and India, with extensive experience working in international news organisations including Bloomberg and Thomson ReutersRisk.net has a global editorial staff of 30 including a team of four in Hong Kong. Risk.netplans to expand its Hong Kong team in 2018. Interested candidates can contact Narayanan.

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JOBS

RTL/FD – News assistant

Dutch RTL Television (荷兰国际新闻电视台) and the Dutch Financial Daily (荷兰金融日报) are hiring! From our bureau in Sanlitun, you will both work on tv-features throughout Greater China, as well as on researching for and setting up multimedia productions on finance, business and economics for the newspaper and our online platforms. The job requires you to be able to work under high time pressure, though in return offers you a high degree of flexibility. Expect one or two trips per month in which you will be assisting the journalist in the role of producer/director. A background in journalism, some TV-experience and basic knowledge of finance and economics preferred, bilingual language skills (English + Chinese) are a must. Interested? Get in touch with Sjoerd den Daas and send a brief introduction + CV to [email protected]

DPA – News assistant

The Beijing office of dpa, German Press Agency, is still looking for a Chinese news assistant. Good English language ability, journalistic thinking, common sense and high flexibility are needed. No German necessary, since office language is English. We work with two assistants in alternating weekly shifts – morning to afternoon or early afternoon to evening. In breaking news situations at night or on weekends we expect immediate readiness. In return we offer one month of vacation. Interested? Please send your CV to [email protected]

Australian Embassy Beijing – Public Affairs Manager

This position plays a lead role in the Embassy’s Public Affairs team to promote and maintain a positive image of Australia in the Chinese media and the general public through organizing media and cultural activities and events associated with senior visits and other key Embassy activities and cross-government initiatives. This position also has the responsibility of providing up-to-date information about the latest media developments in China. More details: http://china.embassy.gov.au/bjng/jobvacancy.html

YLE – News assistant

The Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE is searching for a news assistant. We expect you to be flexible and eager to your job well, have a sense of journalism and nose for good stories to pitch. Working language is English, so no is Finnish needed. You would help the correspondent arranging interviews, search filming locations, do research and gather information, translate interviews and also deal with some everyday office management. We appreciate previous experience of working with foreign media. Please send your CV to [email protected]

Hong Kong Media Moves: August 2017

Find out who’s moving where in Hong Kong’s busy media landscape, in association with Telum Media. Also, see job listings for the region.

 

Debbie Yong joins Time Inc. in Hong Kong

Debbie Yong has moved to Hong Kong from Singapore to join Time Inc.’s Hong Kong office as Assignment Editor. In addition to producing a weekly newsletter on China, she will create, commission and curate editorial content on design and design-thinking for Time Inc.’s FortuneTime Asia and Wallpaper* magazineShe will also assist with the programming of Fortune‘s Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore and Brainstorm Tech International in Guangzhou. She was previously a Correspondent with Singapore’s The Business Times and The Straits Times, and was most recently a Digital Editor with Michelin Guide Singapore and Hong Kong Macau.

Bloomberg’s Colin Simpson moves to Asia cross-assets team

Colin Simpson has moved to Bloomberg’s Asia cross-assets team in Hong Kong as an Editor, where he writes market stories. He joined Bloomberg as an Editor in 2015, working primarily on the Bloomberg Brief newsletter Economics Asia. Prior to that, he was a Senior Copy Editor at China Daily in Beijing and a Reporter at The National in the United Arab Emirates. He also worked at several UK national newspapers for more than 20 years.

Running Wong appointed Digital Media Editor at now.com

Having recently joined as Digital Media Editor at now.com, Running Wong now covers celebrity events, F&B, travel, fashion and beauty and other updates on the website, app and digital platforms.

Chloe Chu joins ArtAsiaPacific

Chloe Chu has recently been named Associate Editor at ArtAsiaPacific magazine, where she covers contemporary art and culture from Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East.

Jennifer Hughes to join Reuters in November

Jennifer Hughes has been appointed Reuters’ Asia Finance Editor, leading its coverage of the financial services sector across the region. She joins Reuters from the Financial Times, where she is currently the Asia Capital Markets Editor. Jennifer will be based in Hong Kong and starts in the role on 1st November.

Reuters Breakingviews’ Jeffrey Goldfarb moving to Hong Kong

Veteran Reporter and Columnist Jeffrey Goldfarb is relocating to Hong Kong from New York as a Deputy Editor to oversee Reuters Breakingviews’ expanded editorial team in Asia. He will continue to write about corporate finance, mergers and tech companies. Jeffrey first joined Reuters as an M&A Correspondent in 2001, before going to London where he led the European Corporate Finance team. He started with Breakingviews in 2007.

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JOBS

DDG Taipei – Media liaison


DDG Taipei is seeking a responsible, creative, and highly skilled person to fill the role of International Media Liaison, working for the culture industry in Taiwan. This is a permanent, full-time, salaried position in Taiwan. ARC and work permit provided where necessary. Application deadline: August 11; Start date: September 11. To apply for this position, please email your CV, a cover letter, and a writing or press release portfolio to Ally Shih ([email protected]), Clara Tsao ([email protected]) and Kate Nicholson ([email protected]). For full job description, visit LinkedIn: https://goo.gl/z3Zo9y.

Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business – Content Manager – Global Marketing & Communications

Job description: create an editorial plan and schedule for CKGSB Global Marcom’s content production, including the identification of themes, frequency of articles and interviews, and plan to generate content around each event or milestone. Arrange and conduct interviews with CKGSB’ faculty, students and alumni on their areas of research or expertise, their businesses, their personal journeys, as well as reasons for choosing and benefits gained from CKGSB. Write articles (based on interviews and research) that promote CKGSB and highlight its differentiations from other business schools in China and globally. Edit and write all of the content for the website.  Actively pitch and submit work to other publications. Contribute posts for CKGSB’s social media accounts. Native English speaker or equivalent Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Communications, Journalism or Economics 3-5 years of experience in PR, communications or journalism High-level writing abilities in English. Ability to identify trending topics and tailor articles to attract the interest of business editors and readers. Intermediate level in writing and speaking Chinese. To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume (CV) to Ms. Ira Zaka at [email protected].  For more information, please visit http://english.ckgsb.edu.cn/.

France 24 – Freelance TV reporter position

France 24 is looking for an Anglophone freelance TV reporter for our Beijing office. The position entails stand-up live reports (generally a couple per week on average) and occasional voice-overs. Strong preference for a native-speaking freelancer with TV or other broadcast news experience and press accreditation (not an absolute requirement, but close). Chinese language ability a plus but not necessary. Interested applicants are kindly requested to send CV and work samples  to [email protected]

Bloomberg BNA – Freelance/Contract Correspondent

Bloomberg BNA, a subsidiary of Bloomberg producing legal and business information, is seeking a freelance correspondent in Beijing, China to cover regulatory, legal and business news of interest to multinational firms. Applicants should have reporting experience working on daily deadlines for English-language publications. Must be able to work well independently and be aggressive when it comes to pitching story ideas to numerous editors. Areas covered may include tax policy, trade, environment, infrastructure, data security, finance, labor and human resources. Qualifications include the ability to write on daily deadline for U.S.-based readership, knowledge of government and legal processes, the ability to write clearly and concisely about complex topics, and a highly developed nose for news. Freelance positions offer a competitive pay rate commensurate with experience, and correspondents will be expected to file stories on a regular basis. For consideration, please send a resume and published hard news or news analysis writing samples to [email protected]

Hong Kong Media Moves: July 2017

Find out who’s moving where in Hong Kong’s busy media landscape, in association with Telum Media. Also, see job listings for the region.

 

July 20

July 20

Apple Ho promoted at Hong Kong Commercial Radio

Veteran Financial Journalist Apple Ho has been promoted to Deputy Director, News and Public Affairs at Hong Kong Commercial Radio. She now helps oversee the programming of the radio station, in addition to co-hosting Financial Plaza every Monday to Friday 5pm to 6pm.

Matthew Thomas is now Euromoney’s Asia Bureau Chief

Matthew Thomas rejoined Euromoney this month as its Asia Bureau Chief, overseeing content development for the broader Euromoney Group of businesses in Asia. He joined from FinanceAsia, where he was an Editor for the past year.

CNN’s Jo Shelley relocates to Hong Kong

Jo Shelley has joined CNN’s Hong Kong bureau as a Field Producer. She previously worked as a Senior Producer on CNN’s Amanpour programme in London.


July 10

Harper’s Bazaar promotes Winnie Wong

Executive Editor Winnie Wong has recently been promoted to Content Director at Harper’s Bazaar. She is now in charge of the content of its online version, and continues to be involved in the print version of Harper’s Bazaar and Harper’s BAZAAR ART.

Veteran Lifestyle Editor Sue Wai returns to she.com

Sue Wai, who was a Senior Beauty Editor with she.com, has returned to the company as a Senior Editor of the shemom platform. She will produce content relating to parenting, family life and education, in addition to fashion and beauty tips for stylish mums. She has worked with a variety of websites and magazines, including Jessica and ME!.

Cosmopolitan’s Sally Tse promoted to Managing Editor

Sally Tse has been promoted from Beauty Director to Managing Editor. She now manages the editorial team, print and online content of Cosmopolitan Hong KongCosmopolitan Bride Hong KongCosmoGIRL! Hong KongCosmobody and CosmoCAMPUS. Sally is responsible for the content and features relating to fashion, beauty, lifestyle and weddings.

Cosmopolitan’s Rain Shum promoted to head up features content

Rain Shum has been promoted from Senior Features Editor to Associate Content Director, Features. She now oversees the features of its print and online version, including Cosmopolitan Hong Kong and Cosmopolitan Bride Hong Kong.

Cosmopolitan’s Karen Cheng promoted to Senior Content Manager, Beauty

Web Editor Karen Cheng has been promoted to Senior Content Manager, Beauty. She is now responsible for overseeing online content relating to beauty, health and fitness. She also writes articles for CosmoGIRL!.

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Job listings

RTHK: Assistant Multimedia Reporter (English News and Current Affairs Section, Radio Division) (Salary: $18,840 – $22,560 per month, depending on experience)

Do you have a good broadcasting voice and sound knowledge of public and current affairs? RTHK is hiring an assistant multimedia editor – details here.

China Jobs

Antena 3 – News assistant

The Spanish TV channel Antena 3 Televisión is looking for a news assistant to work in Beijing. The contract is for approximately one year and the working time would be Monday to Friday from 13.00 to 18.00. Looking for a person with some experience in the media industry, able to gather news from Chinese websites, social media and newspapers on a daily basis. The candidate should also be keen on pitching original stories, conduct research, produce and arrange interviews and translate. Good English is essential, Spanish a great plus. For more information about the position, please contact Sara at this e-mail address: [email protected]

NPR – News assistant

NPR’s Beijing Bureau is hiring a news assistant, with additional duties as radio producer and office manager. We’re looking for someone with proven (or at least demonstrable) ability to dig out original and incisive story ideas, and then nail down the necessary interviews. Passion for journalism, tenacity and skill at prying loose stony lips required. Audiophiles most welcome. For the right candidate, opportunities for training and advancement. Send resumes to [email protected].

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