South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.

 

Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including scmp.com, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to cpjobs.com, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Technology Reporter (Ref: ED-STR)

The South China Morning Post is seeking an experienced senior reporter in join an aggressive and ambitious team to cover the intersection of technology and China’s rise, two seminal forces that are shaping our world today. The successful candidate will have a proven record of deep and incisive reporting that cuts through the noise, challenges conventional wisdom and tired narratives, and gets at the crux of an issue to deliver fresh insight to a sophisticated, global readership.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Commit to telling the story of China’s technological ambitions, its biggest companies and the unique culture of the world’s biggest internet population.
  • Drive deep and expansive reporting projects, and yet be nimble enough to dive into breaking news when needed.
  • Build contacts to maintain a flow of news in the specific area, and attend press conferences and asking questions
  • Seek out and investigate stories via different contacts, press releases and other media
  • Conduct exclusive interviews with technology analysts and C-suite executives
  • Write and research accurate stories on how new technology can change people’s lives and benefit economic development

 

Job Requirements:

  • Degree holder with minimum 2 to 3 years of reporting experience with major newsrooms
  • Good knowledge of the Chinese economy and global technology trends and a passion for new gadgets
  • Proven track record of producing deeply reported enterprise stories
  • Strong team player and can work under stress and meet deadlines on a day-to-day basis
  • Professional fluency in written Chinese and spoken Mandarin
  • This position can be based in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai or Shenzhen. Travelling in Mainland is required
  • Candidates from Chinese-language media with a working command of English and fresh graduates with exceptional freelance portfolio will be considered

 

Work location will be at Causeway Bay office

 

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by clicking .

 

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