Southeast Asia Editor

( Other )  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail

Founded in 2017, KrASIA is a tech media platform that covers news from the tech and startup ecosystems in China, Southeast Asia and India. From fund-raising news to analysis of the latest tech trends, we help our audience keep up with the developments of Asia's tech scene and the next wave of innovators who challenge the status quo.

 The ideal candidate for the Southeast Asia Editor position will have excellent news judgment, journalistic and editing expertise, and be able to support a team of reporters to spot the news and ideate feature story ideas. The candidate will also be able to help the reporters navigate the process of reporting and form a network of sources. A deep understanding of the technology world is a plus, but the capacity and willingness to learn quickly is a must.

 Key Responsibilities:

-- Work closely with the reporters to drive news coverage, assign news topics and provide reporting help for the technology when needed

-- Spot key industry trends and themes and develop them into feature story ideas with the writers

-- Help reporters navigate challenges in identifying

sources of and securing information.

-- Editing news and feature stories, rewriting when necessary to sharpen the stories

-- Identify, cultivate and maintain relationships with a pool of freelance writers

-- Contribute as needed

-- Serve as a mentor and guide to other colleagues.


-- Excellent news judgment and strong writing and editing skills, able to edit and elevate news, features, and other formats of texts with speed and depth

-- Minimum three years full-time editing experience is a must

-- Understanding the technology and internet scene across the region is a plus

-- Excellent time-management and planning skills. 

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