Jun 19

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Position: Japanese/English Bilingual Associate Producer
Posted by: NHK
Location: New York, NY, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a job received directly from the company:

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NHK General Bureau for America is seeking a full-time Associate Producer who covers news in North America. The Associate Producer will be working with correspondents from Japan with duties including but not limited to:

  • Conducting research, reporting, and fact-gathering regarding social and cultural issues, and breaking news
  • Pitching story ideas for longer-term reports
  • Arranging on-location filming, interviews, and travel logistics
  • Domestic and international business trips, including sudden and extended trips to cover breaking news; occasionally required to drive on location
  • Appear on TV for “NHK World” (NHK’s international TV service in English)

This position will start as soon as possible. You must be able to come for an in-person interview

NHK is Japan’s largest and the sole public broadcasting network nationwide and worldwide. NHK General Bureau for America (based in Manhattan, New York) covers all the news in North and South American Continents for NHK’s various news and documentary programs.

You can see NHK’s info from these URLs:

http://www.nhk.or.jp/pr/koho-e.htm

http://www.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/

Qualifications:

  • Show a strong interest in broadcast journalism, especially regarding social and cultural issues, and breaking news
  • Be a resourceful self-starter who works well under pressure
  • Be outgoing and have good communication skills
  • Be willing to travel and drive
  • Language: Fluent English required, Japanese and Spanish preferred.
  • Have a driver’s license
  • Microsoft OFFICE skills

How to Apply:

  • Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to jobs@nhkny.com
  • Clips are welcome; kindly refrain from phone inquiries.

 


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