Reporter, Culture - Editorial

About the Team: 

The Culture team’s main responsibility is to explain contemporary China through human interest stories.


Purpose of the position:

  • to produce viral content about today’s Chinese society for the  international audience, and drive daily online traffic for the section;
  • to help the team to be the authoritative and go-to source for human interest stories coming out of China;  
  • to produce stories that engage readers, with the aim to convert them into SCMP subscribers. 


In this role, you will: 

  • to produce accurate, fair and objective articles that are of high journalistic standards;
  • to go through news portals as well as social media platforms every day to look for interesting story ideas that can be turned into viral content; 
  • to meet daily editorial deadline(s);
  • to respond to the team leader’s professional requests promptly and efficiently;
  • to execute ideas assigned by the team leader.

Skills and Experience that will lead to success:

  • at least three years experience in journalism, preferably in English language media
  • excellent news sense
  • proficiency in both Chinese and English, spoken and written;
  • social media savvy  
  • good interpersonal skill
  • familiarity of Chinese culture, that is preferable (but not essential)


Work location will be at China( preferably Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen)

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