JOURNALIST — SUB EDITOR, Myanmar
12 month contact which may be renewable
The Myanmar Times
– Get away from the rat race
– Live in the tropics amidst a devout Buddhist culture
– Work at the cutting edge of journalism
Myanmar Consolidated Media is the publisher of two national weekly newspapers with a staff of more than 300. The company, a foreign-local joint venture, is in its sixth year of operations and is the largest private media company in Myanmar.
The Myanmar Times is published in both English and Myanmar (Burmese) and are leading publications, but operate under censorship in a challenging media environment. Approximately 60 journalists work in the newsroom, including five expatriates.
The Myanmar Times English edition runs from 32 to 64 pages and is likely to expand in the future. The newspaper is currently seeking an expatriate, native-English speaking journalist/sub editor to complement our growing staff.
The journalist will work in the newsroom, producing and sub editing news reports in English about local news and events, covering diverse topics: from business and technology to entertainment and tourism.
The journalist will be expected to provide sub-editing support to section, and to produce copy quickly to meet our weekly deadline.
The company is offering a basic tax free salary, roundtrip airfare to and from your home country and accommodation.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: We are seeking a journalist with a minimum of 1 year of writing and editing experience in the newspaper industry. Knowledge of Southeast Asia and/or work experience in the region are highly desirable. Relevant BA or Journalism degree are also desirable, as well as a working knowledge of AP-British style.
If you are confident that you wish to work in the most challenging of environments and can meet our needs in a culturally sensitive way, we
would welcome your application.
Please send your CV, cover letter and contact information for two references to:
Myanmar Consolidated Media