News Journalist

Work for us

CGTN America is hiring a news journalist based in Washington, D.C and New York, NY. Your key responsibility is reporting and writing U.S. based stories and political stories.

The ideal candidate is a journalist who can work quickly and effectively in a highly competitive environment. This is your chance to take your skills to another level and work with a nationally reputable team.

The position requires strong skills in journalism and an ability to develop stories for daily newscasts. We are seeking a dynamic personality who is able to report news that consistently engages and impacts audiences on multiple platforms.

Essential Responsibilities

    • Able to seek and find breaking news.
    • Able to write reports during events such as government press briefings and key congressional hearings.
    • Able to maintain a calendar of key dates and events in assigned coverage areas.
    • Able to contribute story ideas and pitches during editorial meetings.
    • Able to conduct interviews with subject matter experts or academic researchers, activists, entrepreneurs, etc.
    • Post news content on assigned digital platforms daily.
    • Detail – Oriented.
    • Some travel may be required.
    • Perform other duties as assigned, and be a team player.

Desired Abilities for Future Development

  • Able to approach a story in a holistic manner – weaving together news feeds, their own reporting, videos, photos and social media input to create stories that are sharp, informative and highly attractive.
  • Able to demonstrate creativity in storytelling, and conduct original reporting.
  • Able to investigate thoughtfully, and create in-depth featured stories.
  • Personal interest, and potential and to grow into a media influencer in the future.


  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills in both Mandarin and English
  • In-depth understanding of both Chinese culture and American culture
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 years` experience reporting within an editorial team of a newspaper or a similar publication
  • Ability to work on a deadline with speed and accuracy
  • Investigative reporting experience preferred

This is not an entry-level position. If you have the required experience and skills, please  send your resume to including links to your latest work.



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