Job: NYC Reporter/Researcher at Yomiuri Shimbun

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Position: Reporter/Researcher

Posted By: The Yomiuri Shimbun

Location: New York City

Overview:

Main duties involve assisting a Japanese business news correspondent by covering markets and earning calls, arranging and conducting interviews, attending press conferences, doing research, and tracking relevant news stories in industries such as tech, auto and banking.

Requirements:

Strong interest in journalism

Attention to accuracy

Ability to multitask under daily deadlines

Taking directions well and working collaboratively with others

Able to rapidly synthesize information and write concise memos

Rapid and precise transcription ability

*NOTE: There are no byline opportunities in this position as the work involves reporting and researching for stories that will be written in Japanese. In addition, some travel for reporting on news stories and trade show conventions may be required. 

Application Instructions:

Apply by e-mail to:

yomiurinyjob2013 at  gmail dot com

Send letter and resume to:

Eiji Hirose

New York Bureau Chief

The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun is the largest daily newspaper in Japan with a circulation of nearly 10 million and an estimated daily readership exceeding 26 million people. They are headquartered in Tokyo and have 28 international bureaus, three of which (New York, Washington and LA) are located in the United States. 

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