Job: NYC Reporter/Researcher at Yomiuri Shimbun
Posted By: The Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: New York City
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.
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.
Apply by e-mail to:
yomiurinyjob2013 at gmail dot com
Send letter and resume to:
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.