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  • yamagishi61

Motivated candidate with journalism background hungry to learn about current economical, political, entertainment and other events in the US is needed for a Japanese media company in Los Angeles

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A Japanese media company is currently looking for an Assistant Producer to join their team for their Los Angeles location.  As an Assistant, Producer, you would cover news in North America and Canada.  This position will be responsible for gathering a wide range of information on entertainment, sports, economics, etc.


The salary range for this position is- 40-42k. However, including overtime & bonuses twice a year, the total salary could go up to 50-55k.


This position doesn’t require the use of Japanese, but anything from conversational level and up is big plus. Being familiar with Japanese culture or how a Japanese work environment works is also a big plus.


This is a great opportunity to get into the entertainment industry and learn what it has to offer as well as develop an array of great skills.


People with a journalism or related background are preferred, but not mandatory.


Your essential duties would include:

- Research, monitor and identify breaking news through US news sources

- Identify newsworthy stories suitable for Japanese audience and properly communicate stories

- Perform fact-checking through original sources

- Coordinate and troubleshoot technical and logistical aspects of onsite filming or interviewing

- Pitch story ideas for same-day and long-term feature stories

- Network and build positive relationships with sources


Please consider the following qualifications when applying:

-Japanese-English bilingualism is better

-Interest in economics, sports and entertainment

- Journalism or related background preferred.


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