Friday, April 3, 2009

Paid internship @ China Daily's NYC bureau

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," seeks a paid intern for its newly-launched weekly U.S. edition.

The part-time position is based in Manhattan and pays $10 per hour. Interns can also receive college credit. Internship will last at least three months.

Duties include: Pitch story ideas to editorial staff; sit in on editorial meetings; write occasional articles for paper and website; attend newspaper's events; prepare articles for posting on website; research and format weekly event calendar for publication; oversee readers e-mail account; assist with other editorial/administrative tasks as needed.

By May 2, e-mail resume and cover letter to with “CDUS editorial internship” in the subject line.

Location: New York, New York

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Paid 6-month internship @ Shanghai magazine

CHaINA, a 10,000-circulation news magazine that covers China's supply chain and its global impact, is offering a 6-month paid internship in its Shanghai headquarters.

The full-time internship pays $500 per month. "The candidate will have the opportunity to research, write and edit articles, do interviews, cover events, develop story ideas and get involved in all aspects of magazine production," the ad states. "Excellent opportunities will be provided for meeting and networking with a wide range of senior executives providing exposure to many companies and industries."

To apply, e-mail resume and clips to Russel Beron at Applicants must be native English speakers.

Location: Shanghai, China

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Friday, January 23, 2009

NYC reporter @ The China Press

The China Press, a 75,000-circulation Chinese-language daily newspaper distributed in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, seeks an entry-level reporter in New York City.

Here's the job description: "Search local news stories from various sources including Internet news, wire services, newspapers and other sources. Cover local news, focus on government policy and regulations affecting the local Chinese-American community. Select items most pertinent to Chinese-speaking readers in the U.S. Write up stories for publication."

Position pays about $600 per week and includes benefits. Apply online.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

All-expenses paid journalism workshop in China

Reuters Foundation is accepting applications from U.S. and Chinese journalists to participate in an all-expenses paid journalism training workshop in Beijing, China, November 10-14.

The program features guest speakers, reporting field trips and classroom training. Topics covered include China's rise as a global power and connections to the U.S.; manufacturing; energy and commodity consumption; a changing Chinese society; and China's growing political, media, and economic linkages to the world.

Applicants should be full-time reporters from the U.S. or China with a minimum of three years experience in journalism. Six American journalists and six Chinese journalists will be selected. The deadline to apply is Sept. 12

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Thursday, June 12, 2008

China Daily seeks student freelancers

China Daily, the self-proclaimed "only national English-language daily newspaper in China," is seeking freelance writers in key U.S. cities -- and they're willing to "consider outstanding college juniors or seniors." If you live in or near Chicago, D.C., Atlanta or Texas and want to get some bylines while earning up to $100 per article, you might want to check out this opportunity. The deadline to apply is June 15.

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Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Hong Kong Journalism Fellowships

The East-West Center is now accepting applications for the Hong Kong Journalism Fellowships, scheduled for September 11 – 27, 2008.

These fellowships are designed to help American journalists better understand the diverse and complex political, economic, social and cultural issues of mainland China and Hong Kong through meetings with government, business, journalists, educators, students and others. Travel stops include the East-West Center in Honolulu, followed by a study tour to Beijing, Kunming, Shangri-La, and Lijiang on mainland China and Hong Kong.

The fellowship is open to U.S. journalists with at least five years of professional working experience in print, broadcast or online media.

-Mark Grabowski

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