Hong Kong - Hong Kong
Mar. 23, 2020
CNN International is part of Turner, a company.
What part will you play?
The person in this role will work primarily with the News, Politics and Business teams to help shape visual narratives and coverage, while also collaborating with a team of visual editors and journalists across the organization. This is a player/coach role, where you'll have ownership over shaping story ideas while also being able to get hands on in building out projects. The position is based in Hong Kong.
What will you be doing?
- Identify and pitch news-related visual story ideas
- Partner with other editors and reporters to brainstorm visual coverage ideas and find gaps in current story planning. Plan proactively for major events and identify strong visual opportunities
- Edit and help execute visually led stories for daily, long form, and breaking news as well as longer term projects, including maps, charts, infographics, animations, and mobile first interactives
- Collaborate with the Visual News team to refine standards and best practices for storytelling forms including data visualizations, interactives, photography, illustrations, and animations
What you'll bring?
- You are enthusiastic about excellent visual journalism and can share that enthusiasm with patience and clarity
- You put the journalism first, have impeccable news judgment, and are always asking "what's the best way to tell this story?"
- A reader-first perspective and strong commitment to multiplatform storytelling
- You're comfortable working collaboratively, individually and with cross-functional teams
- You are an excellent communicator and feel as comfortable walking through a story pitch with editors as you do coaching a developer on an interactive interface.
- At least two years of experience in a journalistic setting.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Mark Oliver at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include three links to projects that you've edited or worked on recently.