Reporter / Multimedia Producer - Racing, South China Morning Post - Hong Kong

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
DoE
Posted
06 Jun 2018
Closes
06 Jul 2018
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Responsibilities:

  • Generating live content for award-winning HK Racing website and other SCMP platforms 
  • Producing multimedia packages and driving social media ‚Äčengagement
  • Story telling and editing, serving both digital and print operations
  • Keen ability to get to the heart of a story quickly and clearly, highlighting the stakes for a global audience 
  • Ensuring all stories have accurate and eye-catching visual elements, content is distributed and consumed on different devices and platforms (mobile, social media, news aggregators)


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in horse racing in a real-time online news operation, wire service or a newspaper. 
  • Awareness of media law and legal dangers, and of social media as a news dissemination tool. Audience-focused with excellent understanding of international markets
  • Strong familiarity with horse racing in Hong Kong/China/Asia and other regions
  • Ability to work closely with multimedia and video teams; ability to edit and adapt copy to suit various products and platforms
  • Can-do attitude with excellent English skills and zero tolerance for grammatical errors, spelling and improper story structure
  • Solid news judgment and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Chinese-language skills an advantage


Work location will be at Causeway Bay office, Hong Kong.

Apply by completing the application form below. 

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