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North Korea-focused journalist at NK News

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NK News (Korea Risk Group)
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Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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Published 17 days ago

NK News is seeking a hard-working, tenacious, and creative reporter to work as a correspondent in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Working with the Managing and Deputy Editor – and in coordination with other Seoul-based reporters – the desired candidate will be expected to regularly write news and features, cover breaking news, attend North Korea events and conferences, develop a network of sources, and work on in-depth investigations, with a particular focus on inter-Korean relations. We are seeking a journalist with a proven track record in breaking national political news in Korea, who can work independently and creatively to enhance our coverage of DPRK-related issues.


Ideal qualifications:

  • Demonstrable interest in North Korea affairs and inter-Korean issues
  • Ability to work independently for extended periods, with strong socializing skills and networking abilities
  • Two years of experience in journalism
  • Good knowledge of social media
  • Knowledge of NK News and NK PRO platforms, familiarity with our work
  • Willingness to work some irregular hours on stories and developing source networks
  • Native or native-level Korean language skills
  • Existing network of contacts within the South Korean government and domestic political landscape

Interested? Send three journalistic writing samples, a resume, and a cover letter explaining why you’re suited for the job to jobs@nknews.org by Nov 30, 2021.

Salary: A salary of between 2.5-4.5M KRW will be offered, based on experience, covering the four national insurances and 25 days paid leave each year (inclusive of Korean national holidays).

NK News is seeking a hard-working, tenacious, and creative reporter to work as a correspondent in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Working with the Managing and Deputy Editor – and in coordination with other Seoul-based reporters – the desired…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 10, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    November 30, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Salary
USD $25,400 - USD $45,721
/ year

Benefits

  • 30 days work remotely each year
  • 25 days PTO off each year
  • Full Korean health, accident insurance and pension


  • 30 days work remotely each year
  • 25 days PTO off each year
  • Full Korean health, accident insurance and pension


Level of Language Proficiency

  • English (Native)
  • Korean (Fluent)
  • English (Native)
  • Korean (Fluent)

Location

On-site
Seoul, South Korea

How to Apply

Send three journalistic writing samples, a resume, and a cover letter explaining why you’re suited for the job to jobs@nknews.org by Nov 30, 2021.

Send three journalistic writing samples, a resume, and a cover letter explaining why you’re suited for the job to jobs@nknews.org by Nov 30, 2021.

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