Jul 3

Job: Reporter/Research Assistant – Yomiuri Shimbun (Los Angeles, CA, USA)

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Position: Reporter/Research Assistant
Posted by:
Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Please see the job below received directly from the newspaper.

Founded in 1874, The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest and most influential national daily newspaper. We have 26 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles.

Job Description:

The Los Angeles Bureau of the Yomiuri Shimbun seeks a Japanese speaking reporter/research assistant to help cover news—including in the western and midwestern states, western Canada, and Mexico.  

This job primarily involves assisting the Los Angeles Bureau Chief by following and monitoring news stories, arranging and conducting interviews, suggesting stories to cover, transcribing interviews, and covering breaking news events. The work can be fast-paced and there are regular deadlines. The position may include opportunities to travel to cover major news events and to report feature stories. As the newspaper is written in Japanese, there are no byline opportunities.

Application Process: For more information and to apply, please view the document.

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