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Hong Kong: Visual Editor - CNN

Job Vacancy: Visual Editor - CNN

Location: Hong Kong

What part will you play?

At CNN Digital, the way we tell stories is just as important as the stories themselves. Whether it's breaking news, investigative journalism, or enterprise storytelling, our visual journalism breaks down stories for audiences in unique and interesting ways. The diversity of approaches allows us to better inform our audiences with essential and engaging news storytelling. We are expanding our visual journalism team and are looking for a Visuals Editor who will help pitch, edit, and execute visual storytelling on the web - from graphics and interactives to emerging storytelling forms like AR + motion graphics.

The person in this role will work primarily with the News, Politics and Business teams to help shape visual narratives and coverage, while also collaborating with a team of visual editors and journalists across the organization. This is a player/coach role, where you'll have ownership over shaping story ideas while also being able to get hands on in building out projects. The position is based in Hong Kong.

What will you be doing?
  • Identify and pitch news-related visual story ideas
  • Partner with other editors and reporters to brainstorm visual coverage ideas and find gaps in current story planning. Plan proactively for major events and identify strong visual opportunities
  • Edit and help execute visually led stories for daily, long form, and breaking news as well as longer term projects, including maps, charts, infographics, animations, and mobile first interactives
  • Collaborate with the Visual News team to refine standards and best practices for storytelling forms including data visualizations, interactives, photography, illustrations, and animations

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Posted on TVZ: 23rd March 2020
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