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Reporter/Researcher in New York Bureau of The Yomiuri Shimbun

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Position: Reporter/Researcher in New York Bureau of The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest daily newspaper. We are headquartered in Tokyo and have 26 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: New York, Washington, and Los Angeles.
English-language site is:

Qualifications: Applicants must have a strong interest in current affairs, especially international relations. An interest in journalism combined with attention to accuracy and the ability to multitask effectively under deadline is required. Applicants should already be based in New York region.

Description: Main duties involve assisting Japanese United Nations correspondent by covering the Security Council and other UN bodies. This includes press briefings, tracking relevant stories, arranging and conducting interviews, doing research, coming up with story ideas, etc.
Applicant may also be required to work other news areas including national politics, business, sports, breaking news, etc.) as the situation warrants. Some transcribing of briefings and interviews is also required.

Applicants must be prepared to work occasional overtime. This is a full-time position. Compensation includes medical/dental benefits, and 401(k).

Application Procedure: Please email cover letter and resume. No phone calls, please. Applicants must be available for in-person interviews

Email letter and resume to:
Makoto Yoshiike, New York, Bureau Chief, Yomiuri Shimbun at:

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