AFP – Senior Correspondent

AFP – Senior Correspondent

The international news agency Agence France-Presse seeks a senior Anglophone correspondent to join its team in Beijing, covering a wide range of issues and events in China for a huge global audience.

The role includes both daily coverage/breaking news and writing longer, more in-depth pieces and multimedia features, involving some travel around China.

This is an opportunity for a journalist  who wants to develop their own story ideas and play a significant part in reporting developments in Chinese society, economics, politics, culture and sports for a major news agency. Every day AFP’s words and images reach millions of readers and viewers via thousands of print, online and broadcast clients around the world.

Native-level English speaker with the ability to speak and read Chinese required.

The ideal candidate will be a multimedia reporter with substantial experience as a journalist in China and will have a range of sources and contacts. Video shooting and editing skills a big plus. Compensation package commensurate with abilities and experience.

Please apply with CV and cuttings to Asia Regional Director Philippe Massonnet at philippe.massonnet@afp.com , Chief Asia Editor Marc Lavine at marc.lavine@afp.com, Beijing Bureau Chief Patrick Lescot at patrick.lescot@afp.com , and Deputy Bureau Chief Sebastien Berger at sebastien.berger@afp.com

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