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Executive Editor, Singapore News


Job ID: 51309
Job Views: 813
Location: Singapore, , Singapore
Postal Code:
Job Category: Wire Services,Television,Online/New Media
Employment Type: Full time
Salary:
Posted: 30.10.2017

Job Description

Executive Editor, Singapore News
 

We are looking for an Executive Editor to supervise a team of reporters covering Singapore issues. The right candidate will have deep knowledge of Singapore issues and good contacts of experts in the relevant industries.   He/She is able to direct reporters to bring out the most salient news points in a story, vet stories to ensure accuracy, objectivity and timeliness and be able to work under pressure.                               

Job Responsibilities      

·         Review and decide what news events to cover

·         Assigning appropriate story to relevant reporter. Brief and debrief reporters before and after assignment to ensure salient news points are captured

·         Vet stories to ensure they are accurate and make best use of the material gathered

·         Look out for possible follow-ups that can be developed from diary events

·         Take an active role in the beats assigned and look out for scoops reporters can pursue

·         Participate in forward planning for important assignments/projects

·         Develop and enhance professional competence by providing both constructive feedback as well as guidance to reporters

·         Adhere to the policies and rules set by regulators by complying with and  with editorial guidelines

·         Keep updated on news and current affairs and other assigned segments by monitoring the market, competitive activities and viewers’ feedback

·         Liaise with other news gathering departments in the MediaCorp network to maximise the use of company resources

·         Guide team to analyze information/data for greater depth in stories

Job Requirements          

·         At least 15 years of editorial experience, of which a minimum of 5 years are in a similar role and at supervisory level (preferably in a TV environment)

·         Possess a diploma or degree preferably in Economics, Political Science, Arts & Social Science, Journalism or Mass Communication.


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To apply, please go to http://mediacorp.applyourjobs.com/JobDetails.aspx?ID=2018

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