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English Program Host│Radio Taiwan International English Service (contract-based)

Radio Taiwan International's English service is looking for an English program host who can create original content and deliver live broadcasts essential for RTI's audience. As a program host, you will produce radio programs for RTI, Taiwan's national broadcaster, and translate brief news reports from Chinese to English for the English service's radio, website, and social media platforms.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about producing excellent radio programs about Taiwan. If you have little experience in broadcasting but are enthusiastic about radio, we encourage you to apply.

Job responsibilities include

  1. 1. Developing and producing 50 minutes of topical content for shortwave and internet radio programs per week
  2. 2. Writing and producing 20 minutes of English news stories based on Mandarin sources per week
  3. 3. Conducting interviews with guests and moderating discussions for video and audio programming
  4. 4. Attending live or pre-recorded shows and providing commentary on a variety of topics
  5. 5. Performing other assigned duties, e.g. field coverage, proofreading, translating

Qualifications

  1. 1. A bachelor's degree
  2. 2. Excellent command of spoken and written English
  3. 3. Ability to comment on program content, such as Taiwan news, living in Taiwan, and Taiwan culture
  4. 4. Ability to speak and read Mandarin
  5. 5. Commitment to learning and enacting good journalism practices
  6. 6. Creative problem-solving and innovative thinking
  7. 7. Positive teamwork mentality and willingness to cooperate and assist as needed

Preferred skills

  1. 1. Extensive knowledge of Taiwan’s domestic political and economic issues, life in Taiwan, and/or Taiwan culture
  2. 2. Journalism experience, especially in broadcast journalism
  3. 3. Knowledge of AP style
  4. 4. Experience in radio/audio/video editing and/or podcasting

To apply, download an application form and consent to RTI’s privacy rights agreement, and record a less-than-5-minute-long video (MP4) containing the following:

  1. 1. An introduction of yourself and why you want to join Rti English Service.
  2. 2. What types of radio program or topics are you interested in and why?

Email the form and video to: [email protected]

Applications must be received by July 11, 2024.

A written test will be administered on July 24, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. for this position. Qualified applicants will be notified via email to take the test. For more information, contact Mr. Lin at: (02) 2885-6168 #825.

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