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The Diplomat Seeks Writers for Asia-Pacific Military Affairs

The writer will be responsible for writing two short articles a week for The Diplomat.

Franz-Stefan Gady
The Diplomat Seeks Writers for Asia-Pacific Military Affairs
Credit: Franz-Stefan Gady for The Diplomat

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.

Desired qualities:

  • 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.com. Applications should be submitted by Sunday, January 31st. The position is for an immediate start.

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Franz-Stefan Gady

Franz-Stefan Gady is an Associate Editor with The Diplomat.

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