Calling all current and former interns and students of the foundation who are looking for a new career opportunity in 2021. The Economist is seeking a news assistant for its Tokyo Bureau.
This is an exciting, multifaceted job that encompasses conducting research, arranging interviews, interpreting, reporting, and, on occasion, writing. The successful candidate will work closely with the Tokyo bureau chief and other correspondents to cover Japanese politics, foreign policy, society, business, finance and culture. She or he will be involved in the entire story process, from generating ideas to taking reporting trips to fact-checking drafts. There may also be opportunities to contribute to our radio, film and digital products.