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China Media Group, formally established on April 19, 2018, is one of the largest media conglomerates in the world. It was created through the merger of China Central Television (incorporating China Global Television Network), China National Radio, and China Radio International.
CMG operates a vast broadcasting network, comprising: 47 television channels, of which seven international channels offer content in six languages to 162 countries and regions across the globe; 17 radio frequency bands targeting a Chinese audience and radio programming in 44 foreign languages targeting a global audience; three major news websites, a diverse array of mobile apps, and social media accounts on platforms based both inside and outside China; 20 newspapers and periodicals with nationwide circulation; a global reporting network of 72 bureaus in 62 countries and regions, with regional production centers in Washington DC, US, London, U.K. and Nairobi, Kenya; and an international news agency providing video news services to more than 3,000 media organizations worldwide.
Based on its rich, high-quality news content resources, CMG has built the world’s largest audio-visual archive, containing almost three million hours of material. It produces around 900 hours of TV programs and 4,400 hours of radio and online audio content on a daily basis. CCTV News, the prime-time evening show that is popular across China, attracts an average audience of 120 million. Among CMG’s special productions is the annual Spring Festival Gala, a visual spectacular that in 2019 was watched by 1.1 billion people in China and overseas, of whom 527 million accessed it online.
CMG has laid out the ground-breaking strategic plan of “5G+4K/8K+AI” and assembled the first state-level 5G new media platform. It has pioneered the production and broadcasting techniques in the 8K format. It also established China’s first 4K resolution satellite channel.
CMG has entered into comprehensive cooperation agreements with more than 100 overseas media institutions, establishing varied and broad partnerships in news content sharing, programme co-production, personnel visits, and broadcasting technology exchanges.
This post is for foreign passport holders.
Contract Length: 1 year (subject to renewal based on performance)
Type of Position: full time
Hosting and producing music/talk shows with or without Chinese cohosts;
Designing and producing related shows for multi-media platforms;
Doing live interviews or in the field interviews;
Attending promotional events for EZFM;
Being assigned other duties as necessary.
Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree;
Native English speaker with outstanding communication skills;
Must have the experience as a Radio show DJ or a talk show host;
Ability to keep up with current events in China and overseas;
Ability to work to deadlines;
Flexibility to work at irregular hours, weekends and holidays;
Team player spirit and open-mindedness.
Resume and 20-minute music/talk show demo can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Music DJ & Talk Show Host.