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Beijing, China: Editor - CGTN

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Editor - CGTN

Beijing, China

Editor (foreign passport holders)
Location: Beijing, China
Position Type: Full Time
Contract Length: 12 Months

We’re recruiting foreigners to join us in our architecturally designed headquarters in Beijing. Beijing is one of the world’s greatest cities, full of rich culture and history, and friendly locals. It’s a great place to live and China is a great country to explore.

Here at CGTN we understand the importance of delivering high caliber news. From our headquarters in Beijing and production centers in Nairobi, Washington DC and London we are committed to covering the world, and our global reach enables us to resource news quickly.

With an international team of professionals from more than 70 countries and regions, CGTN is an investment in the future of news media.

Our Editors are grammar and style experts with a high standard of editorial judgment, flawless “on demand” writing and a knack for writing TV headlines. Enthused by international affairs and other pressing topics, they edit and execute current affairs news packages to ensure that they are error-free, engaging and world-class. They oversee current affairs coverage, future indexes and contribute to the online service and make our stories come alive for our audiences.

Drawing on solid broadcast media experience our Editors are able to make quick decisions on news value under intense deadline pressure, and they constantly seek out new and faster sources of information to be able to break stories that are meaningful to our audience.

  • You are experienced in “on demand” journalism and are knowledgeable on all aspects of today’s Asia
  • You have a strong grasp of international affairs and a deep interest in China and other APAC countries
  • As a voracious reader, you have a passion for grammar, words, and the order of words
  • In past roles you have provided balanced and objective editorial judgment based on a thorough understanding of editorial guidelines, journalism ethics, target audience, and channel objectives
  • Unearth news from both traditional and social media sources

  • A bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years post graduate relevant work experience (required to obtain Visa)
  • Worked as an Editor or Writer in a media organization (preferably network or cable news)
  • Exceptional written and oral English communication skills

Email your CV to and tell us how you fit the above.

CGTN is now recruiting foreign passport holders for Copy Editor and Writing positions in Beijing. We are looking for professionals, who are committed to their work and excited about the opportunities in front of them. We want to work with people who embody our values: Judgment, Communication, Impact, Curiosity, Innovation, Passion, Honesty and Selflessness.

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