Reporter/ Senior Reporter, Culture

China, China
Full Time
Mid Level

About the Team: 

The Culture team’s main responsibility is to explain contemporary China through human interest stories.

Purpose of the Position:

  • Produce viral content about today’s Chinese society for the  international audience, and drive daily online traffic for the section;
  • Help the team to be the authoritative and go-to source for human interest stories coming out of China;  
  • Produce stories that engage readers, with the aim to convert them into SCMP subscribers. 

In this role, you will: 

  • Produce accurate, fair and objective articles that are of high journalistic standards;
  • Go through news portals as well as social media platforms every day to look for interesting story ideas that can be turned into viral content; 
  • Meet daily editorial deadline(s);
  • Respond to the team leader’s professional requests promptly and efficiently;
  • Execute ideas assigned by the team leader.

Skills and Experience that will lead to success:

  • At least three years experience in journalism, preferably in English language media
  • Excellent news sense
  • Proficiency in both Chinese and English, spoken and written;
  • Social media savvy  
  • Good interpersonal skill
  • Familiarity of Chinese culture, that is preferable (but not essential)
  • Candidate with more experiences will be offered as Senior Reporter

Work location will be in China( preferably Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen)

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