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Brush up on your skills at our Tokyo Weekend journalism mini-conference

Mark your calendars for the “AAJA-Asia Tokyo Weekend” mini-conference at Dow Jones Japan. The event, Oct. 18-19, will combine journalism workshops, a panel discussion, excursion in Tokyo and networking opportunities. The program includes a photography tutorial for print reporters, online resume and web site building workshop, investigative reporting workshop and panel on how best for …

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Freelance Opportunity at CBS SmartPlanet

CBS SmartPlanet, a global business innovation publication, is looking for a Tokyo-based correspondent. The company seeks a business features writer for a section of the site called Global Observer. The stories should give a slice of life in the correspondent’s city, plus also say something about an industry or the economy there. (At the bottom are some examples …

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Job opening: Freelance journalist in Asia for Gay Star News

Gay Star News, which bills itself as the world’s leading, rolling LGBT news website, is seeking a freelance journalist in Asia within an hour or two of the Hong Kong time zone. The position offers competitive rates and is part-time, and with weekend shifts. We need an experienced/qualified news journalist with a passion for gay …

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Tokyo lunch with special guest Oanh Ha, Bloomberg Vietnam bureau chief

Tokyo members are planning a lunch with visiting AAJA member, Oanh Ha, Bloomberg News, Vietnam bureau chief, this Saturday. Oanh will be in Tokyo with her husband and kids. Please join us for the meet-up over soba and feel free to bring your babies, toddlers and kids as well as your significant others. Nothing better than cold …

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N3Con through a student’s eyes: ‘I am a different kind of millennial’

By AAJA-Asia student member Teppei Kasai in Tokyo The three-day New.Now.Next Media Conference at The University of Hong Kong was an enriching experience, especially for a Japanese university student like myself. With panels including investigative reporting in China, data journalism and reporting on North Korea, the conference offered a wide variety of topics that were …

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Job posting: TV reporter/producer for Reuters in Tokyo

Thomson Reuters is looking for a self-driven and dynamic on air journalist to join our television team in Asia, primarily reporting on the Japanese financial markets in English. While markets remain the focus, the successful candidate has to combine economic, political and general news coverage of Asia that will connect the dots and make sense …

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Freelance opportunity: Bloomberg BNA in Japan, S Korea, SE Asia

Bloomberg BNA, a stand-alone subsidiary of Bloomberg LLP, is seeking several freelance correspondents in Asia to cover legal and regulatory news. Applicants must have several years reporting experience working on daily deadlines for English-language publications and local language skills. Must be able to work well independently and be aggressive when it comes to pitching story …

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