January 7, 2021

Staff Writer | Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume and links to 8-10 writing samples / published stories to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring a Staff Writer to join the editorial team and cover the leading stories in digital assets and blockchain / DLT. The editorial team is comprised of journalists who take pride in serving our audience with insightful, original reporting. Our content is read by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. This is an opportunity to have access to leading voices in the industry on a daily basis. Your written work will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast. This role will work closely with our Managing Editor.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0.

We are looking for the right person to join the team, with room to grow into an editorial leadership role. This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Monitor the latest business movements and trends in digital assets / crypto and stay on top of new developments that have regulatory, economic, and business impact, particularly from an Asia perspective

  • Work with editorial leadership to pitch, draft, and publish story ideas to completion on a daily basis

  • Ability to augment editorial coverage with market trends, insights, charts, data, analysis is a plus

  • Contribute to new coverage ideas and product ideas

  • Engage in-person or on social media with industry professionals and independently find interview sources for original reporting

Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a writer with a digital publisher or newsroom equivalent, preferably covering business or technology

  • Applicant must be a versatile reporter / writer, comfortable turning around breaking news stories quickly under tight deadlines and also capable of writing smart, insightful, and engaging news analyses, profiles, and longer trend stories

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • Ability to write muscular prose about emerging technology and complex issues in a way that is clear-eyed and free of jargon but also in a sophisticated manner for Forkast's professional readership

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently but also collaboratively to co-author stories

  • Strong interest in digital assets, blockchain, and crypto; familiarity with concepts in digital assets / crypto is highly preferred

  • Must have a keen eye for stories. Aside from writing about the news, the staff writer should also seek out sources, read industry news widely, and try to generate and develop new story ideas whenever possible

  • Strong sense of journalistic integrity, with an excellent eye for grammar, spelling, syntax, and writing for clarity

  • Attention to detail and emphasis on fact-checking

  • Strong communication (native written and verbal English)

  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS for digital publication is a plus

  • Knowledge of SEO keyword research and headlines

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

January 7, 2021

Research Analyst | Freelance or Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring a Research Analyst to join the editorial team and produce industry-leading digital assets, blockchain / DLT, and crypto research. Our work is read by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives in the industry. This is an opportunity to write and publish different types of research material (including industry market reports and breaking news stories) that engage our audience and will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast. This role will work closely with our editorial leadership and influence our day-to-day editorial agenda.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0. Developing insightful perspectives through research is a critical part of our editorial process, and this role would play a key role in defining our editorial output. We will encourage you to participate in Twitter discussions and represent Forkast as a digital asset expert at our events.

We are looking for the right person to join the team, with room to grow to lead a research team for editorial. This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Monitor the latest movements and trends in digital assets / crypto, with emphasis on analysis of the industry (including listed companies and market trends) to present meaningful market findings and commentary

  • Draft and publish research alongside Forkast.News' editorial team on a daily basis (including supporting editorial coverage with market trends, insights, charts, data, analysis)

  • Contribute to new report coverage ideas and product ideas

  • Take lead in evolving products for Forkast.Insights business, including creating data tools and methodologies

  • Interview industry professionals and independently source and manipulate data to augment research output

  • Lead research and writing for in-depth industry research reports on an as-needed basis

Qualifications

  • At least 3-5 years of equity research or financial research experience; CFA preferred but not required

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • Strong interest in digital assets, blockchain, and crypto; familiarity with concepts in digital assets / crypto is highly preferred

  • Strong sense of journalistic integrity, with an excellent eye for grammar, spelling, syntax, and writing for clarity

  • Strong project management skills

  • Strong communication (native written and verbal English)

  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS for digital publication is a plus

  • Knowledge of SEO keyword research and headlines is highly preferred

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

December 31, 2020

Associate Editor | Freelance or Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume to apply. Sending any examples of editing samples is encouraged.

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring an Associate Editor to support our growing editorial team. This role serve as the right hand to our Managing Editor. We're looking for someone with impeccable copyediting skills who can edit copy with news judgment, accuracy, and consistency, while preserving Forkast.News' style and voice.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0. You do not need to be an expert in blockchain or crypto, but any interest or background is a strong bonus. There will be many opportunities to gain experience and access to what's happening in blockchain, crypto, and digital transformation.

This role can be freelance / part-time, or full-time for the right person. There is a preference to start part-time and convert into full-time upon successful collaboration with the editorial team. This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Oversee copyediting needs as a second-in-command to the Managing Editor, and be able to take on copyediting duties in the Managing Editor's absence

  • Copyedit Forkast.News and Forkast.Insights (research reports) content, including news, deep dive analysis, newsletters, research, op-eds, videos, and graphics for style, grammar, punctuation, spelling, consistency, tone, and clarity

  • Maintain relationships with our editors, journalists, producers, and freelancers on the editorial team

  • Monitor and maintain copyediting standards across all produced content

  • Copyedit and caption photos, credits, and captions for accuracy and relevance

  • Growing the audience (organic traffic, social media, and subscribers) through SEO keyword research, headline A/B testing, and other strategies is a huge bonus

  • Select and optimize graphics that accompany stories and content with basic photo editing skills is a bonus

Qualifications

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, unstructured startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • At least 2 years experience writing and copyediting for a digital media publisher and/or newspaper / magazine

  • Strong news judgment and sense of journalism ethics

  • Ability to edit stories with a critical eye and for the big picture — spot holes if reporting is incomplete, work with writers to restructure stories to improve clarity and do occasional rewrites if necessary

  • Strong sense of journalistic integrity and experience maintaining style and standards for a newsroom, with an excellent eye for grammar, spelling, syntax, and writing for clarity

  • Desire to build and develop an editorial team's capabilities from the ground up by improving workflow and copyediting techniques that better serve our staff and audience

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) with native fluency in English and impeccable command of AP Style writing; ability to work with a range of experiences and professional backgrounds

  • Proven ability to copyedit within tight deadlines as needed and work within a global, decentralized team

  • Strong understanding of SEO and impact of headlines / keywords on engagement (with experience with tools such as Ahrefs, SEMrush, and Moz) is a huge bonus

  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS for digital publication

  • Reporting and writing background is not required but a big plus

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

December 31, 2020

Audience Engagement Editor | Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring an Audience Engagement Editor to lead our growing editorial team. This is an exciting opportunity to lead our digital strategy to build engagement with our audience, across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast. This role will work closely with leadership to define a strong digital, social media, and editorial strategy to drive significant readership (and indirectly, revenue) growth for the company.

Forkast.News speaks to an audience of professionals and corporate decision-makers who are interested in developing a point of view on blockchain technology, digital assets, and web 3.0. You do not need to be an expert in blockchain or crypto, but any interest or background is a strong bonus – there will be many opportunities to gain experience and access to what's happening in blockchain, crypto, and digital transformation. Getting a better understanding of how the audience wants to engage with this kind of content is key to defining this strategy, which sits at the cross-section of editorial, product, and commercial.

We are looking for the right person to lead the strategy and execution of the important role of building our audience. This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Identify new tools and platforms to incorporate into the editorial workflow to strengthen audience insights and engagement, with emphasis on online acquisition, email, paid/organic search, and social

  • Work with the editorial team to develop new audience-facing products and features such as editorial product launches, conferences, and events

  • Monitor health of key social media accounts and act as the bridge between social media and editorial strategies

  • Define audience segments based on user needs and build traffic and loyalty across segments, including classifying demographic and interests/affinities data

  • Use data and insights to inform content strategy and develop brand voice for different types of editorial products (research and analysis, deep-dives, developing stories)

  • Define metrics and develop approaches to use traffic / engagement data as the basis of decision-making, including A/B testing

  • Build subscriber base and define strategy for community management for eventual paid subscription product

Qualifications

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, decentralized startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • 2-3 years experience in working in a digital publishing team to drive growth and audience outcomes

  • Strong sense of editorial product and brand

  • Creative and resourceful to deliver results with impact

  • Strong project management skills and desire to build a team to facilitate engagement goals

  • Strong communication (written and verbal English)

  • Strong understanding of SEO and impact of headlines / keywords on engagement, with experience with tools such as Ahrefs, SEMrush, and Moz

  • Knowledge of WordPress CMS for digital publication

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

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