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Beijing, China: Copy Editor - CGTN

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Copy Editor - CGTN

Beijing, China

Copy Editor

CGTN is seeking a Copy Editor for our 24-hour news channel. He/She would be able to prioritize, make decisions quickly and are meticulous in your approach to grammar and fact-checking. He/She must have a strong interest in current affairs as well as passion for words, syntax and the English language. The successful applicant would be a wordsmith who is skilled at refining stories and breaking news events into informative one-liners that will appear on our network's news ticker and on-screen captions. Duties include, but are not limited to, writing headlines for the ticker, crafting summary captions during ‘live’ events and editing breaking news reports.

  • University Degree
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in editing
  • Possess a flair for editing/writing, storytelling ability as well as an excellent command of the English language
  • Ability to exercise news judgment, spot important trends and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • An independent worker who is strict with factual accuracy
  • Prepared to work shifts, weekends and public holidays

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