Seoul, South Korea: Video Journalist for North & South Korea - AFPTV




Job Vacancy: 
Video Journalist for North & South Korea - AFPTV

Location: 
Seoul, South Korea

Closing Date: 1st August 2019

AFPTV VIDEO JOURNALIST FOR NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA
Starting date: October 1st, 2019
Deadline for applications: August 1st, 2019
Location: SEOUL
Asia Pacific Region
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JOB DESCRIPTION
AFPTV is recruiting an experienced and motivated video journalist for a full-time position in our Seoul bureau.
The job entails working under the Seoul Bureau Chief and the regional management in Hong Kong and alongside the Seoul video journalist to coordinate and produce AFPTV's coverage on the Korean peninsula.

The role also requires the training of text and photo personnel in video. This position necessitates travel to North Korea on a regular basis (up to eight times a year). Availability to work evenings and weekends is essential. On occasion, the successful candidate may be called upon to help reinforce overseas missions in the event of the breaking news.

SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Five or more years producing short-format hard news and feature packages for broadcast, cable networks or agencies.
  • Excellent English is a must, knowledge of Korean highly desirable
  • Honed shooting and digital non-linear editing skills
  • Experience sourcing and verifying UGC
  • Excellent news judgment and knowledge of Korean affairs
  • Clean driver’s license
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Experience in live filming
  • Field production experience required

Candidates should send a letter of motivation and CV with KOREA VIDEO JOURNALIST in the subject line to:

Louis.MASSIE@afp.com
Reuben.Easey@afp.com
Giles.HEWITT@afp.com
Philippe.Massonnet@afp.com
Sebastien.Berger@afp.com
Juliette.Hollier-Larousse@afp.com



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