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KBS WORLD Radio is Hiring Anchor/Editor



KBS World Radio English Service is looking for a news anchor/copy-editor. This full-time job mainly consists of copy-editing, research and anchoring news programs and/or shows. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

- Copy-editing news, segment scripts

- Researching current and historical events to ensure accuracy in reporting

- Anchoring daily news program


The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented and have strong time-management skills they can apply independently and industriously. They will be a sharp and driven native English speaker with impeccable knowledge of prose, grammar and composition. They must be equipped with a versatile on-air radio voice and personality.

A candidate must meet one of the following requirements:

1) A graduate degree in a relevant field

2) An undergraduate degree in a relevant field with at least a year of career experience in a related area

3) More than five years of work experience in a related area

Applicants are required to apostille their original academic degree (diploma) and work experience (certificate of employment or employment verification letter), and submit those documents along with their resume, cover letter and other supporting materials.

Applicants who hold a bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degree from a Korean university are not required to apostille their degree certificates. Proof of work experience issued by Korean employers do not have to be apostilled.

[Visa/Work Permit]

Applicants are responsible for obtaining the relevant visa/work permit. Failing to obtain a proper work permit on time could lead to cancellation of the job offer.

Select applicants, who do not possess a degree from a Korean university or proof of employment within Korea, will be required to submit the aforementioned apostilled documents, as well as copies translated into Korean to the Korea Immigration Service of the Ministry of Justice in order to obtain the relevant visa/work permit under the E-7 announcer category. (No other job categories are available for the current vacancies.)

Please contact the South Korean MOJ immigration hotline for details.

[What we offer]

A salary of approximately 44,000,000 KRW per year including severance. Additional benefits include a fully furnished two-bedroom apartment, 15 paid vacation days, a 500,000 KRW resettlement allowance and round-trip airfare (if relocating to South Korea from another country).

[Details of Employment]

40+ hours a week (Mon~Fri), Occasional weekends and holidays. Renewable one-year contract beginning June 2024. Exact starting date negotiable.

Please send a cover letter, resume and portfolio or work (writing, audio recordings, video clips etc.) with the subject line "KBS WORLD RADIO NEWS ANCHOR/COPY-EDITOR APPLICATION (Your name)" to

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until 11:59 p.m. June 28 (Fri).

Due to a high volume of applications, candidates are advised not to contact KBS World English service.

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