Nov 19

Job: Defense News Assistant/Staff Reporter at Asahi Shimbun (DC)

Just saw this posted to the JETAA DC google group. LAST DATE TO APPLY NOV. 30. Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


PositionDefense News Assistant / Staff Reporter
Type: Full-Time
Location:  Washington, DC
Salary: 32,000 – 36,000 


Primary duties include assisting our Washington-based defense correspondent by attending daily press briefings, conducting thorough background research, gathering news and views, arranging and conducting interviews, and closely following developments in U.S. defense policy and international security affairs.  However, candidates must be flexible and willing to work with other correspondents on non-defense issues when necessary.  Some administrative support, such as transcribing interviews and other assignments, is also required.  Some domestic travel may be required. Read More

Oct 2

Job: Part-Time Receptionist for Asahi Shimbun (NYC)

Thanks to JETAANY President Monica Yuki for passing along this listing which she received directly from Asahi.  Posted by blogger and podcaster Jon Dao (Toyama-ken, 2009-12)Click here to join the JETwit Jobs Google Group and receive job listings even sooner by email.


Position: Receptionist
Posted By: Asahi Shimbun
Location: New York
Type: Part-Time
Salary: $15/hr+


The New York Bureau of The Asahi Shimbun needs a part-time receptionist. Duties include: answering the phone; distributing periodicals and mail to the staff; renewing subscriptions; restocking office & kitchen supplies; preparing beverages; serving beverages to guests; making copies; transcribing audio-files (occasional); making appointments (occasional), etc. Working hours: 7 hours/day (for example: from 9:30 am through 4:30 pm)


  • Native English Speaker
  • Japanese Conversational Ability (no writing requried)

Application Instructions:

Please email a cover letter and resume to:

attn: hiring manager
asahiny @

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