Responsibilities

  • Perform research on different topics.
  • Uncover newsworthy stories to suggest to EP and Producers
  • Write up research brief
  • Source for compelling case studies and characters
  • Source for footage and materials
  • Provide information to adaptation team for follow up for adaptation into other languages
  • Stay current on regulations and changes in media landscape
  • Keep up to date with domain knowledge and subject matter
  • Build up a strong contact list comprising domain and subject experts both locally and overseas
  • Work on special projects as assigned

Requirements

  • Degree in Social Sciences or Mass Communications preferred.
  • Some knowledge of television production.
  • Have a good command of the English language, both written and oral.
  • Keen interest and ability to tell a good story, with excellent writing skills.
  • Strong research and analytical skills, able to process and organise information well.
  • Strong interest and knowledge of current affairs, especially developments in the Asia region.
  • Flexibility in handling different topics and programme types.
  • Ability to juggle competing deadlines, and put in long and irregular hours when required.
  • An independent thinker who is also a team player
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