Vacancy re-announcement (urgent)

Phnom Penh

Position News Editor (Full-Time)
Report to Editor-in-chief
Manages Senior Reporters Reporters/Video Producer Freelance Journalists Interns
Status of Contract One-year contract (with possibility to extend)
Salary Range USD 1,400 – USD 1,800 per month (gross)

Job Summary

The News Editor works under the supervision of Editor-in-chief. She/He is responsible for planning and editing news articles in both English and Khmer for CamboJA News (www.cambojanews.com and khmer.cambojanews.com). He/She provides support to Associate Editors, Senior Reporters, Reporters, Freelance Journalists, Video Producer, and others as required in order to ensure accurate, balance, and objective news coverage for CamboJA News.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities Duties
Supporting Editor-in-Chief in managing CamboJA News       Facilitate regular editorial meetingsAssign reporters to produce daily news reports and provide them with editorial support Support Editor-in-Chief in managing digital platforms of CamboJA News which include website and social media platforms) Be a focal person for fact-checking project
Produce news contents and edit articles   Produce some special reports in articles Edit news articles in Khmer languageCollaborate with Associate Editors in editing news articles in English language
Provide capacity building and contribute to organizational development Provide trainings and orientations on news reporting to reporters and partnering organizations when neededContribute to the development of policies and guidelines for CamboJA Newsroom operation
Provide strategic inputs to CamboJA for its future development Participate in meetings to develop CamboJA’s Strategic Management Plan (SMP) and related policies or guidelines Represent CamboJA News to participate in external meetings
Other tasks Other duties as assigned by reporting line

Position Qualification/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, media management, or other related fields (Master’s degree is preferred)
  • At least 5 years of successful work experiences in news reporting and newsroom management especially in digital journalism
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of professional journalism
  • Good writing and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in Khmer & English
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Teamwork and multi-culturalism spirit
  • Knowledge and understanding of gender issues
  • Strong motivation to promote professional and high-quality journalism
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment; ability to multi-task; attention to detail and ability to travel and work with community people.

Suitable candidates are invited to submit their electronic application letter and CV in English to editor@cambojanews.com by Friday 30th July 2021.

Women journalists and marginalised groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About CamboJA

Founded in February 2019 and officially launched on December 13, 2019, Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association (CamboJA) is the first independent membership-based network of journalists and media professionals in Cambodia. CamboJA aims to establish a strong support base for Cambodian journalists so that they can carry out their professional roles freely and professionally. Our work includes:

  • Coordinating with partners to provide free legal and mental health support to CamboJA’s member journalists/media professionals
  • Advocating for press freedom and rights to information

Improving access to information and media pluralism through independent news platform “cambojanews.com

About Company

CamboJA
#19, St. 388, Sangkat Tuol Svay Prey I, Khan Boeng Keng Kang, Phnom Penh.

Job Information

Status: Expired No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Salary: 1400 - 1800 /Per Month Publish date: 23 Jul 2021

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