The BBC News bureau in Singapore is home to our Asia online news desk. It is also a broadcast hub for BBC World News television producing the live daily news programmes Newsday and Asia Business Report.
We have an opportunity for a Digital Journalist to work from our Singapore bureau on a fixed term contract for 12 months.
We are looking for a Digital Journalist to work on our website and associated services, primarily in text, video and audio. You will be expected to write and produce multi-media news, background analysis and features on stories from around Asia. You will devise original and imaginative angles to major stories and work closely with our social media producer. The post holder will take responsibility for ensuring that all output is of the highest possible standard.
The Ideal Candidate
The successful candidate will have demonstrable editorial judgement, creativity and flair as well as excellent writing skills. You will have knowledge of and interest in international affairs along with a broad knowledge of Asia, including news sources, social media and the major issues. You will have experience of working in a multi-platform news environment. Knowledge of a regional language would be an advantage.
Local terms and conditions apply
12 months fixed term contract
About the Company
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