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Beijing, China: Planner - CGTN

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Planner - CGTN

Beijing, China

Planner (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 News Planners are responsible for the day-to-day planning of China related news, special theme coverage, and long-range planning for special feature stories. As an experienced journalist they seek, research, develop and execute news stories, with a special focus on APAC countries. Working collaboratively with project teams, editors, producers and directors, the News Planner coordinates news content and identifies opportunities to set the news agenda that appeal to our target audiences. They pitch timely, smart segments, and actively contribute to brainstorm sessions that form the program rundown.

You come from a strong journalistic foundation as a reporter, editor or producer for Television, and have deep knowledge and understanding of Chinese politics, economy, society and culture. Drawing on your solid experience in a fast-paced news environment you know what is appealing in a broadcast TV environment and you are able to execute an idea from start to finish.
Your solid writing skills will ensure that you produce exceptional work and enable you to provide feedback to others.

  • A bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years post graduate relevant work experience (required to obtain Visa)
  • Extensive TV news production experience in an internationalized environment
  • Strong written and oral English communication skills
  • Strong editorial judgment
  • Expert knowledge of social media and the competitive digital news environment
  • Previous experience of working with news teams on the execution of the news strategy and tactics

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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