Newsroom Copy Editors, CCTV-News. Beijing, ChinaCCTV-News
China Central Television English News Channel (CCTV-NEWS): Current Job Vacancies (Beijing Headquarter)
CCTV-News is China's only 24-hour English-language television channel. We aim to provide global audiences with a better understanding of today’s China, while offering a Chinese perspective on international news and current affairs. CCTV-News is focused on becoming a high quality, trusted and respected global news brand, and a leading source of information on China, Asia and the world.
CCTV-News is currently expanding and is seeking experienced, dynamic and professional applicants for the following job vacancies. All the positions are Beijing-based.
Working in the newsroom on hourly bulletins and rolling news, covering ever-changing domestic and international situations, breaking news and significant global events.
* Helping Chinese writers and non-native English speaking reporters present concise and expressive stories, by offering help and advice on grammar, content and flow, editing and re-writing scripts where necessary;
* Writing creative and snappy hourly news headlines;
* Writing breaking news stories;
* Voicing packages and sound-bites;
* Writing and producing news stories when required;
* Writing live subtitles in the gallery when required.
Qualifications, Skills and Desirable Qualities:
* Native English speaker;
* University bachelor degree or above;
* Minimum 5 years experience working in the media industry;
* Demonstrably excellent writing skills for television news;
* Good broadcast voice;
* Strong attention to detail;
* Strong awareness of international news and current affairs;
* Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure;
* Able to work irregular hours, including night shifts;
* Good team player.
To apply, please send a CV and other supporting documents to: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]