Exciting Journalism Jobs in Singapore : Unleash Your Reporting Skills

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Explore Journalism Career Paths in Singapore

Discover a wide range of exciting career paths in the dynamic media landscape of Singapore. Unveil the prospects and requirements for journalism jobs, and explore how to kickstart your career as a journalist in Singapore’s thriving media industry.

Reporter at Reorg Singapura

A market leader in credit intelligence, Reorg brings together journalists, financial analysts, legal analysts, technologists, and data scientists to collect and synthesize highly complex information into actionable intelligence. Since 2013, tens of thousands of professionals across hedge funds, investment banks, management consulting, and law firm verticals have come to rely on Reorg to make better, faster, and more confident decisions in pace with the fast-moving credit markets. A proud member of the Permira portfolio since 2022, Reorg’s operations continue to grow rapidly across North America, the UK, EMEA, and APAC. For more information, visit: www.reorg.com

Working at Reorg

Consistent with our growth, Reorg hires innovators and trailblazers across the globe to drive our business and our iron-clad corporate culture alike. Our core values – Action Oriented, Customer First Mindset, Effective Team Players, and Driven to Excel – define an organizational ethos that’s as high-performing as it is human. Among other perks, Reorg employees enjoy competitive health benefits, a generous retirement package, generous parental leave, gym subsidies, educational reimbursements for career development, recognition programs, and much more.

The Role

We are looking for a Reporter to join the Reorg Asia team. This position will be based in Singapore, on a full-time permanent basis. You are a journalist or someone interested in investigative financial journalism who is passionate about digging for information on distressed corporations. You have a need for speed in getting breaking news out to our subscribers quickly and accurately. You have a solid understanding of the credit and/or insolvency markets and a broad base of sources, or you are not afraid to pick up the phone and develop sources.

You will learn a tremendous amount in this role and work with a team of seasoned journalists, analysts and lawyers across the APAC region and will deepen our coverage of the Southeast Asia, India and Australian markets. We’re looking for people who have a tremendous amount of natural curiosity and energy, with a strong work ethic and desire to dig into complicated financials and ask tough questions to develop top-notch stories for our subscribers.


  • Break news, drive lead development on high-yield and distressed debt borrowers in Southeast Asia, India, and Australia
  • Work collaboratively with our team of journalists, financial and legal analysts to develop leads and pursue stories in the market
  • Develop and maintain contacts in the credit market as well as with insolvency practitioners and advisors
  • Attend conferences and events


  • 1-2+ years’ experience covering the credit and/or insolvency markets and/or at least working in a newsroom; loans and debt coverage experience a plus
  • Demonstrated experience covering legal proceedings
  • Motivated self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to write thematic stories, identifying key macroeconomic and market trends
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet critical deadlines
  • Team player with great interpersonal skills
  • Extremely organized and great communicator and listener

Reorg Values

  • Action Oriented
  • Customer First Mindset
  • Effective Team Players
  • Driven To Excel

Reorg provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Reorg complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training

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TV Journalist, Singapore News Mediacorp Pte Ltd

CNA is looking for a Journalist/Senior Journalist for its local news desk.

We are looking for an outgoing and dynamic individual with a flair for writing and a keen interest in current events to gather and report news. This content is produced for radio, television and online platforms.

You will be responsible for reporting on the local breaking news as well as producing compelling, shareable news content.

Working with other desks, as well as the online team, you will help conceptualise and execute online-specific initiatives that appeal to an audience on television and online platforms.

You will be expected to work weekends and public holidays, and irregular hours.


  • You must possess a sharp news sense, with a good knowledge of local news and current affairs
  • A flair for writing and story-telling with excellent command of the English Language. Abilities in other languages will be considered an advantage
  • Have a good voice and presence in front of the camera
  • Ability to exercise individual judgment, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Possess good analytical skills, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Good degree preferably in Economics, Political Science, Arts & Social Science, Journalism or Mass Communication

Mediacorp is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where talent thrives. Our hiring decisions are made based on merit and fit-to-role. If you have a disability or special need which requires accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application. We will be happy to support as necessary.

Thank you for your interest and application to this role. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Requisition ID: 1596

Division: NCA – News

Department: NCA – News

Employment Type: Full-Time

Function: Writing/ Editing

Experience: Associate

Education: Bachelor’s Degree/Post Graduate Diploma/Profession

Singapore, Singapore

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Senior Journalist Dow Jones

The OPIS Pricing Senior Journalist will be responsible for collecting and analyzing pricing information for the Asia-Pacific energy markets. The position requires reporting on oil pricing and fundamentals as well as creating news alerts relevant to the oil industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify, research and report on new developments in Asia-Pacific energy markets.
  • Ensure operational continuity and support business development initiatives
  • Provide daily market commentaries and market stories
  • Network and develop sources in the oil and gas markets.
  • Accumulate spot market price transactions from industry participants via email, instant messaging and by phone. Verify the legitimacy of the transactions and adhere to OPIS pricing methodology to create daily price assessments.
  • Generate breaking and feature news alerts on Asia-Pacific’s energy markets
  • Contribute to social media content, blog postings, industry analysis, and publish OPIS reports when necessary and applicable.

About You

Key qualifications and skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a journalist or analyst role. Direct experience in the energy markets is preferable but not necessary
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent standard.
  • Strong communication, writing, and networking skills, with the ability to work under tight deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of commodity markets is ideal, though you should have the curiosity and willingness to learn about industry trends and be able to break down complex regulatory and market issues into accurate and easily understood content.
  • Ability for to develop market sources and engage with industry personnel is a must. Familiarity with existing industry contacts is a plus
  • Ability to analyze data and market drivers quickly. Basic knowledge of Excel and spreadsheets.
  • Candidates with less experience will be considered as Journalist

Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at talentresourceteam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation” in the subject line.

Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view “Find Jobs – Dow Jones.” Thank you.

Req ID: 37043

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Reporter (Digital) NBCUniversal


NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.


CNBC is the world’s number one business and financial news network. Its mission is to help the influential and aspirational make astute decisions to get ahead by providing live market updates, breaking news, in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews.

CNBC’s vast portfolio includes CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the network’s premium subscription service that provides real-time global market data and market analysis, as well as a growing slate of live events where consumers can experience CNBC’s award-winning journalism, live.

With headquarters in New Jersey, London, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi, CNBC provides a truly global 24-hour business briefing for senior business leaders, the financial community and those with assets to invest or protect. Today the channel is available in more than 392 million homes worldwide. CNBC also boasts a growing audience across its social media and digital video platforms.

Visit www.cnbc.com for more information.

Job Description


The Reporter works with the CNBC.com APAC editorial team to produce stories using a content management system, pitch story ideas, and report and write original news stories for a fast-paced, business and financial news website.


  • Working closely with a dynamic team of financial reporters and editors, you should have the ability to prioritize your tasks, from writing business, economic or policy stories, to jumping on breaking news, to listening to interviews for stories and videos, as well as researching for story ideas.
  • Write fast and accurate breaking news copy and original stories based on business trends, geopolitical developments and televised interviews.
  • Pitch, report and write news and analysis stories with a business, markets or economics focus
  • Develop sources in government and business for information and insight
  • Closely monitor trends and events in global politics, trade, technology and business
  • Research financial markets and economics data for appropriate stories and content on the site
  • Use the site’s content management system, make use of charts, graphics, video embeds and appropriate links on CNBC.com, to ensure stories are compelling to CNBC.com readers
  • Work closely with CNBC.com and the TV production teams to make sure the most relevant and compelling content is produced for CNBC.com.
  • Pitch original news and analysis pieces on markets, investing, wealth and finance



  • Prior experience working with digital media and content management systems
  • Demonstrated experience covering business & financial news in China, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong or South Korea
  • Adept at writing straight news stories, as well as features
  • Passion for newswriting; possess strong news sense and in-depth knowledge of financial markets, business, geopolitical and economic news
  • Keen interest in business news for print and digital writing
  • A collaborative team player with excellent communications and organizational skills
  • Proactive individual who works efficiently under tight deadlines while multi-tasking
  • Knowledge of social media will be a plus, and you should be comfortable with handling various content management systems
  • Ability to process and draw conclusions from quantitative information such as quarterly earnings, trade data, GDP figures and other numeric-based data
  • Passionate about exploring other writing formats including chart-driven stories and deep-dive, in-depth pieces, using graphics and data visualizations
  • Independent worker who takes initiative to pitch story ideas, is responsive to team requests to jump on stories as they break and develop, and willingness to learn and work in a fast-paced and demanding live news environment
  • Proven writing experience with a leading wire service, news publication, business news website, or news organization
  • University degree with a keen interest in business and current affairs

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

Additional Information

NBC Universal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable

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Journalist/Creative Writer (Chinese) FORTUNE TIMES PTE. LTD.

Job Description & Requirements

To generate daily business news, approach interview and support social media content production with increasing demand from business clients, a Chinese media publication house is looking for the journalist or writer who has experience in news write-up. The candidate’ bilingual in Chinese and English is a must.

Responsibilities as journalist/Creative writer (Chinese)

  • Creation of written and visual content for print or social media publishing including but not limited to short videos, product photos, and post captions;
  • Research, produce good interview proposal which helps to pitch for newsworthy stories;
  • Experience in interview conduction and feature report write-up;
  • Able to do creative writing, and manage various advertorials and follow up;
  • Attend press or business events (virtual or onsite) to drive media brand awareness;
  • Work independently and achieve content production and publishing deadlines;

Key Attributes

  • A genuine interest in working within a media environment and a good understanding of the publishing business;
  • Capable in the translation and edition;
  • Able to work with multi-task;
  • Play a good role in team working and able to work independently with minimal supervision;

Job Requirements

  • Strong listening, speaking, reading and writing in English is a must, and writing in Chinese is a fundamental work;
  • Prefer media/journalism/PR working experience and knowledge in finance, business, and economy will be an advantage;
  • Capability in video and photo production, platforms including Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop, will be a value-added advantage;
  • Technically savvy, strong computer skills and active on social media platforms

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Senior Journalist (News Team) Mediacorp Pte Ltd


  • Write breaking news stories for publication on TODAY online.
  • Gather and analyse information about newsworthy issues for feature stories
  • Gather and verify information through interviews, observation and research
  • Receive assignments and evaluate news leads and news tips
  • Develop own news stories to complement diary assignments given by editors


  • You must possess a sharp news sense, with a good knowledge of local news and current affairs.
  • A flair for writing and story-telling with excellent command of the English Language. Abilities in other languages will be considered an advantage.
  • Ability to exercise individual judgment, and work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Possess good analytical skills, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Be prepared to work irregular hours and weekends
  • Good degree preferably in Economics, Political Science, Arts & Social Science, Journalism or Mass Communication

Mediacorp is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where talent thrives. Our hiring decisions are made based on merit and fit-to-role. If you have a disability or special need which requires accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application. We will be happy to support as necessary.

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Journalist – Correspondent (Singapore), The Straits Times

The Straits Times is seeking a journalist for its Singapore desk, focusing on policy and social issues. The ideal candidate is a dynamic journalist who has a good understanding of domestic policy and policy-making, The journalist should have strong language and editorial skills, and be able to generate strong original story ideas.


Develop, report, write and produce news stories and features for The Straits Times and all its news platforms. You are required to present your articles in an organised and interesting way to educate and entertain our readers. In addition to cultivating strong contacts and networks, you need to be able to spot and analyse trends as well as look for exclusive stories.

You will be required to interview newsmakers, attend press conferences and major events to cover newsworthy stories. Apart from print copies, you will also contribute towards online platforms, and work with the video, digital and photo teams to produce multimedia packages with impact.


  • Degree from a recognised university
  • Excellent command of English and strong writing skills
  • 5 to 10 years of journalism and/or government policy experience
  • Sound judgement, resourcefulness, and the ability to work quickly under pressure
  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team
  • Knowledge of digital technology is an advantage but not critical.
  • Willingness to be rostered to work on shifts, weekends and/or public holidays

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Sports Journalist Sph Media Limited

As a Sports Journalist, you are expected to cover tournaments and sporting events, gather facts and information through research and interviews, and file news and feature stories in a clear, concise and interesting way in print and on digital platforms.


. Relevant degree in Journalism, Communications, New Media or any relevant fields, preferably with experience in news reporting
. Effectively bilingual in Chinese and English, with excellent writing and conversational skills
. Has strong interest and solid background in sports news and current affairs
. Possess an inquisitive mind with a nose for news
. Team player, driven, independent, reliable and highly adaptable to changes
. Able to multitask, work under pressure and adapt to irregular working hours
. Basic photography, videography and editing skills is a plus.

Skills: new media, Digital Media, Editorial, Videography, Premiere, Social Media, current affairs, Journalism, Photography, Writing, Adobe After Effects, Video Editing, Content Writing, Team Player, Real Estate, News Reporting

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Here are some tips to help you choose the best journalism job in Singapore:

Identify your interests and specialization: Journalism offers various fields and specializations such as print, broadcast, digital, investigative reporting, and more. Determine your interests and strengths to align them with the specific journalism job you want to pursue.

Research media organizations: Conduct thorough research on media organizations in Singapore. Look for reputable companies with a strong presence and a good track record in journalism. Consider their values, editorial standards, and the types of stories they cover.

Networking and internships: Build connections within the industry by attending journalism events, workshops, and seminars. Networking can help you learn about job openings and gain insights from experienced professionals. Additionally, consider internships to gain practical experience and exposure to different newsrooms.

Review job descriptions and requirements: Read job descriptions carefully to understand the responsibilities, skills, and qualifications required for each position. Assess how well they align with your own skills and career goals.

Consider growth opportunities: Look for journalism jobs that offer potential for growth and career advancement. Consider the opportunities for skill development, training programs, and the chance to work on impactful and meaningful stories.

Work environment and company culture: Consider the work environment and company culture of the media organization. Look for an inclusive and supportive workplace that fosters creativity, collaboration, and ethical journalism practices.

Salary and benefits: While passion for journalism is important, it’s also essential to consider the financial aspects. Research the salary range for the specific journalism job you’re interested in, and compare it with your financial needs and expectations. Take into account additional benefits, such as health insurance and professional development opportunities.

Seek advice from professionals: Reach out to professionals in the journalism industry, mentors, or career counselors for advice and guidance. They can provide valuable insights and help you make informed decisions about the best journalism job for you.

Remember, choosing the best journalism job in Singapore is a personal decision that should align with your interests, skills, and career aspirations. Take the time to evaluate your options and consider the factors that are most important to you. Good luck with your journalism career in Singapore!