Telegraph Media Group, China Correspondent

China (CN)
Competitive + excellent benefits
08 Mar 2018
02 Apr 2018
Job Type
Full Time

The Telegraph has an exciting opportunity for a China Correspondent to join the Foreign Desk.

This role will provide an experienced journalist with the chance to be based in China, covering China both online and in print.

Main responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing the Telegraph's coverage of China both in print and online. 
  • Writing breaking news stories and also providing relevant longer form pieces, including comment and features. 
  • Reacting to the demands of a 24/7 online news environment. 
  • Interested in digital storytelling and the use of analytics and social media to develop and retain an online audience. 
  • Ability to manage a small team of assistants and stringers.

Specific requirements & skills

  • Significant journalistic experience of writing and editing for a newspaper or website. 
  • Deep knowledge of and curiosity about China. 
  • Experience of working overseas is a benefit and the ability to speak fluent Mandarin will be an advantage. 
  • Proven ability in filing clean copy to strict deadlines. 
  • Experienced in both breaking news and working on longer pieces, projects, comments and features, for foreign and business sections. 
  • Interest in and knowledge of multimedia storytelling. 
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and work autonomously in a remote location.

Click 'Apply' now. 

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