The Diplomat, a leading publication on the Asia-Pacific, seeks a regular, paid writer to cover news around the militaries of the Asia-Pacific including updates on major arms acquisitions, defense industry developments, and military diplomacy, for its Asia Defense section.
The writer will be responsible for writing two short articles a week for The Diplomat, around 500-800 words in length, on developments in individual Asia-Pacific countries. Candidates who are based in the region are strongly preferred.
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- Previous experience either writing for online or print publications on defense-related subjects and/or Asian affairs
- Extensive, demonstrable knowledge of military affairs in the Asia-Pacific
- A strong command of the English language (Asian languages a plus).
To apply, please send a resume and a 500-1,000 word writing sample on a defense-related subject to The Diplomat’s Asia Defense Editor Franz-Stefan Gady at franz-stefan(at) thediplomat.