Position: News Reporter/Research Assistant for The Yomiuri Shimbun
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Founded in 1874, The Yomiuri Shimbun is Japan’s largest and most influential national daily newspaper. We have 26 international bureaus, three of which are in the United States: Washington DC, New York and Los Angeles.
The Yomiuri Shimbun: www.yomiuri.co.jp
The Yomiuri Shimbun Media Data: http://adv.yomiuri.co.jp/m-data/english/index.html
The Japan News (Our English-language daily): www.the-japan-news.com
The Los Angeles Bureau of the Yomiuri Shimbun seeks a Japanese speaking reporter/research assistant to help cover news—including in the western and midwestern states, western Canada, and Mexico.
This job primarily involves assisting the Los Angeles Bureau Chief by following and monitoring news stories, arranging and conducting interviews, suggesting stories to cover, transcribing interviews, and covering breaking news events.
The work can be fast-paced and there are regular deadlines. The position may include opportunities to travel to cover major news events and to report feature stories.
As the newspaper is written in Japanese, there are no byline opportunities.
Please see the attached job posting: Yomiuri LA Job Posting 2021