The Rafu Shimpo, the nation’s premiere Japanese American community newspaper, is seeking a copy editor/writer, to join our English section editorial staff on a full-time basis. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to begin a career in journalism and news reporting in one of the largest news markets in the world.

Duties will include daily gathering of stories of interest and related to the greater Japanese American community, page layout, copy editing and proofreading, as well as a variety of reporting and writing assignments.

Applicants should have a keen sense of current events and a “nose” for news, as well as an eye for detail. Previous journalistic experience will give applicant priority, as will familiarity with posting information online. Native fluency in English is essential and Japanese fluency is a valuable plus.

After a trial term, health/dental benefits and 401k are available
The Rafu Shimpo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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For more information or to submit a resume, please email MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS.