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Singapore: International Desk Editor - CNA

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International Desk Editor - CNA


Part of a team of editors overseeing CNA’s foreign news coverage, in particular, our bureaus. Requires a deep knowledge of regional issues as well as how they pertain to Singapore. Able to direct correspondents to bring out the most salient news points in a story. Able to vet stories to ensure accuracy, objectivity and timeliness.

  • Develop deep knowledge of countries and issues assigned
  • Brief and debrief correspondents before and after assignment to ensure salient news points are captured
  • Vet stories to ensure they are accurate and make best use of the material gathered
  • Look out for possible follow-ups related to current and developing issues
  • Work with correspondents to develop scoops and exclusive stories for CNA
  • Participate in forward planning
  • Develop and enhance professional competence by providing both constructive feedback as well as guidance to correspondents
  • Adhere to the policies and rules set by regulators by complying with and with editorial guidelines
  • Keep updated on news and current affairs and other assigned segments by monitoring the market, competitive activities and viewers’ feedback
  • Liaise with other news gathering departments in the Mediacorp network to maximise the use of company resources
  • Guide team to analyze information/data for greater depth in stories

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