Saturday, February 11, 2012

Newsroom Copy Editors, CCTV-News

Newsroom Copy Editors, CCTV-News. Beijing, China

 Job Snapshot
Location : 
Washington DC
Other Pay : 
based on experience
Employee Type : 
Industry : 
Broadcasting - Radio - TV
Manages Others : 
Not Specified
Job Type : 
Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Education : 
4 Year Degree
Experience : 
At least 5 year(s)
Post Date : 

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.

Job Requirements:

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]

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