September 30, 2021

Senior Reporter | 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 Senior Reporter 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. Our team is remote-first, primarily in Asia and Hong Kong. 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-level 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."

September 29, 2021

Motion Graphics Editor | Freelance or Full-time

Forkast.News is looking for a Motion Graphics Designer to join our team. An ideal candidate is a self-starter who is consistently trying to push the boundaries of their creative work. This role will be mainly focused on creating short explainer-type videos along with supplemental motion graphics assistance needed on other projects. This role reports directly to our Executive Producer and Creative Director and will collaborate on looks, stories, and ideas through treatments, moodboards, storyboards, scripts, and concept videos.

Our content is watched by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. Your content will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast, and will have a big impact on our audience’s experience!

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.

This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Help collaborate on and develop content including: explainer videos, promotional videos, partnered content, virtual webinars, website GIFs, social media videos

  • Ideate styles and themes through moodboards

  • Create presentations outlining themes, patterns and ideas regarding video concepts

  • Create storyboards outlining the story and motion throughout the video

  • Communicate with team using Slack and email

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Motion Graphic - behavior, pacing, speed/velocity

  • Strong understanding of Design - typography, color, layout, balance

  • Experience with Figma, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Slack is essential

  • Experience with Photoshop, Indesign, Canva is preferred

  • Experience in creating explainer videos

  • A strong desire to learn, contribute, innovate and grow our content quality

  • Highly detail oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

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

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Hunger to learn and iterate with any feedback

September 28, 2021

Producer | Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume and any video samples to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for a Producer to join our team, with an immediate start. This role reports directly to our Executive Producer and would have the opportunity to help our video production team produce multimedia news and social media videos that are distributed across partner channels. Our content is watched by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. This is an opportunity to have your work seen by the leading voices in the industry on a daily basis. Your content will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast, and will have a big impact on our audience's experience!

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.

Our team is remote-first, primarily in Asia and Hong Kong. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the Executive Producer to script, research, book guests, and find video/audio/graphic assets to be used for long-form and short-form video products

  • Work closely with the Executive Producer and editorial team to determine the days' coverage plans

  • Assist with the production of all content (e.g. GIFs, promo videos, social media assets, video stills / thumbnails)

  • Act as a critical resource and point of organization for the entire video editorial production team

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years as a producer in a digital newsroom

  • Skills in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere

    and After Effects are preferred, but not required

  • Skills in television news writing are preferred, but not required

  • A strong desire to learn, contribute, and grow in the creative field of video production / editing is essential

  • Must be highly detail-oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

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

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Hunger to learn and iterate with any feedback

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."

September 26, 2021

Graphic Designer | Freelancer or Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume and 5-10 graphic design samples to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for a Graphic Designer to join our team, with the possibility of an immediate start. This role reports directly to our Creative Director and would have opportunity to produce artwork to complement our editorial content that is read by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. This is an opportunity to have your work seen by the leading voices in the industry on a daily basis. Your creative content will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast, and will have a big impact on our audience's experience!

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.

This is a remote position. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work with the Creative Director to conceptualize designs that are in line with Forkast's brand style, to be published on our site and social media channels

  • Produce branding applied to video thumbnails, assets, motion graphics, and illustration / graphic styles end-to-end, from concept to final product

  • Create graphic design content for any events or projects in collaboration with our partners / brands (e.g. GIFs, banner photos, social media assets, video stills / thumbnails)

  • Participate in website and product redesign initiatives

Qualifications

  • Skilled in design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, etc.

  • Experience with motion graphics is a strong bonus

  • Experience with digital illustration is a bonus

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

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Must have a keen eye for simple, elegant, and refined design

  • Attention to detail and excellent time management skills

  • Hunger to learn and iterate with any feedback

  • Strong communication in English

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."

September 26, 2021

Anchor / Producer | Full-time

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume and any video samples to apply.

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for an Anchor / Producer to join our team, with an immediate start. This role reports directly to our Executive Producer (and works closely with our Editor-in-Chief) and would have the opportunity to help our video production team produce multimedia news that are distributed across partner channels. Our content is watched by top institutional / retail investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives. This is an opportunity to have your work seen by the leading voices in the industry on a daily basis. Your content will be shared across multimedia channels of print, video, and podcast, and will have a big impact on our audience's experience!

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.

Our team is remote-first, primarily in Asia and Hong Kong. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work closely with the Executive Producer to script, research, book guests, and find video/audio/graphic assets to be used for long-form and short-form video products

  • Work closely with the Editor-in-Chief on anchoring new and existing original shows

  • Work closely with the Executive Producer and editorial team to determine the days' coverage plans

  • Assist with the production of all content (e.g. GIFs, promo videos, social media assets, video stills / thumbnails)

  • Act as a critical resource and point of organization for the entire video editorial production team

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years as a producer in a digital newsroom; 3-5 years of on-camera experience

  • Skills in video editing software such as Adobe Premiere

    and After Effects are preferred, but not required

  • Skills in television news writing are preferred, but not required

  • A strong desire to learn, contribute, and grow in the creative field of video production / editing is essential

  • Must be highly detail-oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

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

  • As this would be a remote position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Hunger to learn and iterate with any feedback

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."

August 20, 2021

Operations Associate | Full-time

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

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for an Operations Associate to join our team, with an immediate start. This role reports directly to the COO and would have the opportunity to lead day-to-day operations functions for a venture-backed early-stage media startup. This role would have a front-row seat to building and scaling a revenue-generating startup with a rapidly expanding team and projects. The ideal person has strong attention to detail and an eye for operational project management to streamline current operations in order to position the company for a new phase of growth.

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 for this role, and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work alongside the COO to oversee daily internal business operations including finance and accounting, HR/people operations, as well as assist with client management with key partners

  • Facilitate communications with staff, outside vendors, commercial business partners, and service providers

  • Assist in managing Forkast's current financial software systems (e.g. Wise, AirwalleX, Xero, etc) and create/introduce new workflows for increased efficiencies

  • Assist COO in people operations and manage company team needs such as recruiting, hiring, payroll, and policies

  • Act as a critical resource and point of organization for all operations, as well as participate in expansion activities such as partnerships and new projects

Qualifications

  • B.A. or B.S from an accredited university

  • Interest and experience in operational/project management preferred

  • Desire to improve systems and create more efficient workflows is a must

  • Must be highly detail-oriented, responsive, and have excellent time management skills

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

  • As this would be a remote-first position, our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who can work independently

  • Familiarity with Excel and knowledge of accounting/finance is a plus

  • Excellent client management skills

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."

August 19, 2021

Social Media Intern | Internship

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

The Role

Forkast.News is hiring a Social Media Intern to join our growing editorial team. This is an opportunity to work closely with our social media lead to build engagement with our audience across multimedia channels for print, video, and podcast. This role will be cross-functional and gain exposure to many aspects of content production, editorial, graphic design, and audience engagement.

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. Having the curiosity and drive to get a better understanding of how an audience wants to engage with content is key.

This is a remote position for the fall and winter semesters. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Job Duties

  • Work alongside our social media lead to execute social media engagement strategies

  • Use tools and platforms to assist with the social media workflow to strengthen audience insights and engagement

  • Monitor health of key social media accounts through analytics and dashboards

  • Assist team to use traffic / engagement data as the basis of decision-making, including A/B testing

  • Produce social media content (digital print, video, audio) based on our social channel specs

Qualifications

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

  • Interest in working in a digital publishing team to drive growth and audience outcomes

  • Attention to detail; Creative and resourceful

  • Good intuition for editorial product and brand

  • Strong communication (written and verbal English)

  • Understanding of SEO and impact of headlines / keywords on engagement, with experience with tools such as Ahrefs, SEMrush, and Moz, is a bonus

  • Knowledge or ability to learn design tools (Adobe Photoshop, Canva, Illustrator, Premiere)

  • Familiarity or interest to learn about different social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Telegram, Discord, YouTube)

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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