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Executive Editor, News

Job ID: 51278
Job Views: 1831
Location: Singapore, , Singapore
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Job Category: Newspapers,Wire Services,Television,Online/New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Posted: 04.07.2017

Job Description

Executive Editor, News


·         Maintain overall editorial vision and direction for international business news coverage
·         Decide on international business stories that should be covered, including original reporting, diary events and follow-ups, and assign them to respective reporters and editors
·         Brief and debrief business reporters as well as edit news reports and features
·         Deepen and broaden business knowledge among producers and reporters
·         Ensure editorial guidelines are complied with, and rules & policies set by regulators are adhered to
·         Be updated on financial and business news and current affairs in Asia, and other assigned segments by monitoring the market, competitive activities and viewers’ feedback and give recommendations for improvement.
  • Vetting and approving of scripts and packages for broadcast
·         Review and improve work flow processes in the newsroom
  • Planning
    •    Short term planning to ensure editorial coverage of key upcoming events
    •    Longer-term planning to develop specials & in-depth series, and to maintain editorial partnership with the likes of the World Economic Forum, ADB.
·         Develop talent within the business news team, by identifying high-potential additions for the newsroom
·         Build on international and domestic networks that are crucial for credible and diverse news coverage
·         Good degree in Economics, Accounting or Financial Management
·         Excellent command of the English language, both written and oral. Other language an advantage
·         Sound knowledge of current financial and business trend
·         Ability to interpret financial statement is a must
·         Ability to exercise individual judgment, and work well under pressure to meet deadline
·         Possess good analytical skill, initiative and resourcefulness
·         A flair for writing

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