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News Anchor - Tokyo

About United News International
United News International - UNI is a fair use news agency with a global monthly reach of 160 million and a Facebook fan base of 3.6 Million. UNI gathers, composes and distributes one-minute video news reports. UNI separates news reporting from opinion and analysis and has developed a successful anchored format designed around consumer's increasingly digital, social and mobile lives.

Who We Are Seeking
A talented and reliable News Anchor who is comfortable reading news from a teleprompter in a green screen environment. This is a one-person position. We supply all of the camera equipment plus the green screen. If you can write scripts on important news events in the region that is a plus but not a requirement.

Job Responsibilities

Read and record 3-5 one minute, 150 word news reports daily

Write and research these factual news reports (not a requirement)

Ability to take a backpack full of equipment onto a location and record a stand up solo

Ability to work at a fast pace

Knowledge of the digital and Internet distributed media world a must


English skills must be advanced

Undergraduate degree in journalism (prefer focus on video/multimedia) from an accredited university
Minimum 1-year relevant experience in deadline-driven news agency

Experience behind a camera and knowledge of lighting and sound design a plus

Experience as a one-man or woman reporter with a backpack full of equipment

Have good interpersonal skills. Be a dependable, quick thinker with an eye for detail

Be creative with a positive attitude and a motivated team player

Compensation Starting at 1300 yen per hour, with review after 90-days. Full-time employees offered stock options.

Instructions to Apply

Submit a resume, references, and a formal cover letter with a link to your news demo reel. Our team will review applications and contact applicants we feel fit the position. Please don't call our newsroom directly.

This is a position is in Tokyo Japan.

We will not accept applications for freelancers or pitches for studio services.

UNI is an equal opportunity employer.


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