English-language copyediting position


NHK Global Media Services is seeking fast-paced freelance copy editors with strong multitasking abilities and sharp political minds to deliver unparalleled content to NHK World's global audience.
We are looking for copy editors who can work alongside staff editors to re-shape and re-craft news scripts for anchors and correspondents. This is a challenging position that demands speed, skill and style along with an understanding of the role and responsibilities of NHK, Japan's only public broadcaster.
Candidates will be assigned a writing test. This is to assess your news judgment, speed and writing ability. Selected candidates will be invited to be interviewed by senior editors of NHK.
Successful candidates will work at NHK broadcasting center in Shibuya.

Here's what we need from you:

  • - Ability to work flexible hours to meet broadcasting demands. NHK wins with teamwork and hard work, ranging from mornings, afternoons, nights, weekends and national holidays.
  • - A minimum of three years' experience in a newsroom.
  • - An understanding of broadcast journalism.
  • - A basic understanding of business news.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to