Thailand: Correspondent for Thailand - Mediacorp

Job Vacancy: Correspondent for Thailand - Mediacorp

Location: Thailand

Closing Date: 30th June 2017

Job Description:
  • You will produce news and social issues based packages for air on Channel NewsAsia broadcasting platform and website
  • You will be live on breaking news and daily news stories for the network as required
  • You will source and suggest stories that showcase Thailand and the issues pertinent to current affairs and news, whilst illustrating the aim of Channel NewsAsia to allow our audience to “Understand Asia”
  • You will travel around the country filming and reporting back to the headquarters in Singapore
  • You will represent Mediacorp by establishing networks and relationship with local industry contacts, important leaders and news-related representatives of the country, attending media related functions and events
Job Requirements:
  • At least 2 years of reporting experience, preferably with some knowledge of financial/business news
  • Able to work independently, manage a bureau and handle the financial duties that come along with it
  • Able to function in a Thai-speaking environment
  • Be fluent in written and spoken English
  • Be able to travel around Thailand and the region at short notice
  • Be able to write for the website as well as for television as required
  • Have a keen interest in Thailand and understanding of Thai history, culture and traditions
  • Be familiar with Thai current affairs and regional impact

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