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CGTN Radio Cohost

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A full time Co-Host position at CGTN, beijing 北京, China

Main Responsibilities

You’ll be working as an editor (and after evaluation, a cohost) for Round Table China, the most popular English-speaking talk show/podcast program in China. You will have the opportunity to share your expertise, engage with the audience, and contribute to thoughtful and impactful discussions on trending topics in China and around the world.

Duties will include:

Generating thorough research papers and viewpoints for a well-informed and engaging discussion.

Participating in live, on-air discussions and debates on a wide range of topics affecting China and the world

Collaborating with the team on show planning, segment ideas, and overall content strategy Conducting interviews with guests, experts, and individuals relevant to the show's topics Editing episodes using Adobe Audition.

Engaging and interacting with the audience, responding to their comments, questions, and feedback

Actively promoting the show on social media platforms, contributing to its visibility and audience engagement

Representing Round Table in a professional manner at public events, interviews, and promotional activities

You should have

English as native language: Must have strong spoken and written English skills. Media Experience: Previous work experience in media organizations. Knowledge of Chinese and global issues: Adequate understanding of current affairs. Strong Research Skills: Ability to reference multiple sources to put together informative research papers Charismatic and Engaging Personality: Captivating and engaging on-air presence. Adaptability to Beijing: Willingness to relocate and work in Beijing. Professionalism and Ethical Standards: Uphold journalistic integrity. Social Media Savvy: Familiarity with social media platforms. Award Recognition (Preferred): Accolades in journalism or broadcasting.

About us

Round Table is the most popular English-language talk show/podcast in China, averaging 2 million downloads every month on Apple Podcasts. The show debates issues affecting China and shines with its three hosts who come from diverse backgrounds and offer bold as well as researched discussions on some of the hottest topics headlining in China and around the world. Everything from economic regulation to social issues, cultural differences to gender equality, the RT team has you covered with comprehensive information and addicting charisma. Round Table is the recipient of the top journalism award in China “China’s News Award” and the ABU Prizes. You can find the show on Apple Podcast @Round Table China.

Join RoundTable, the premier English talk show in China, and contribute to insightful discussions on diverse topics. Apply now!

To apply

If you think you are right for the role please send us an email outlining why as well as your CV to

Please mention in your application.

More details

What does a Co-Host role normally entail?The Podcast Taxonomy definition for a role like this in Cast says: “The Co-Host performs many of the same duties as the host, while taking a secondary presence on the podcast.”
This exact role may have different requirements.

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