South China Morning Post, Senior Production Editor - Sports (Hong Kong)

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
DoE
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Creating and generating ideas-driven content across a multitude of sports
  • Editing, checking facts, rewriting and improving copy with care and sensitivity and ensuring copy is error-free
  • Crafting top-notch SEO and print headlines, standfirsts and captions
  • Ensuring all stories have the appropriate, accurate and eye-catching visual elements
  • Using analytical tools to make sure the right stories are delivered in a timely way
  • Curating skills to help manage homepages across a variety of sports
  • Capable of turning around raw copy fast when needed
  • Solid news judgment and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a real-time online news operation, a wire service or a newspaper is essential
  • Capable of undertaking reporting assignments
  • A knowledge of page design, print production and working to print deadlines
  • Strong familiarity with sports across Asia and keen interest in a wide variety of sports
  • Knowledge/understanding of horse racing
  • Late shift work is required


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