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TV Program Interviewee (Volunteer) (expired)

Company
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Job ID
82360
Location
Tokyo
Post date
Jan 25, 2013
Industry
Media / Publishing / Printing
Work Type
Freelance / Entry Level
Salary
Amount not specified
  • Voluntary basis
Requirements
  • English: Basic
Description
My 3-11 - Voluntary Interviewee for the program

ON AIR:
March 2013

CONTENT:
NHK is seeking to interview those who had experienced The 2011 Great Tohoku, Japan Earthquake & Tsunami while living in Japan. They will film your unique perspective and experience on the disaster, and it impacted your life in Japan. The interview will take place for the special documentary program in February to be aired in March.

CONDITIONS:
Please write your 3-11 experience in your cover letter
Currently reside in Japan (Preferred for the interview)
Those who previously posted your earthquake experience on GaijinPot
http://injapan.gaijinpot.com/japan-needs-you/my311/

EXAMPLE:
**** My 3.11 memory *****
“That night I walked home with what seemed like every other person in Tokyo. My abiding memory of that walk was the good spirits, friendly nature and calm resolve to get home shared by everybody.

I was working as the editor of a news website when the earthquake first struck. It had been an almost stereotypical slow news day when the office started to shake, then shook some more, and then kept shaking. That convinced us to prepare to leave. I had just enough time to write a one-sentence bulletin on a large earthquake being felt in Tokyo before having to leave....

***** What did I get / learn from your experience of 3-11? *****
I had my first sense of wide scale failure on 3.11 and the immediate aftermath. Authorities, some individuals and technology all cracked in some way. But I learnt how to conquer fears in a scenario such as that, how to deal with systematic failures around you and how to buck up and keep smiling."


Some of examples in the above link;
- British Photographer, living in Saitama
- Software engineer, Pakistani
- Margarita, Swedish, Female, Fukushima
- Canadian, Chiba-ken, Male, English teacher
- Japanese-Egyptian
- Juliet M, Koriyama ,Fukushima, English Teacher
- United States, Ibaraki, Female, Assistant Language Teacher
- ALT American, in Kamaishi, Iwate
…and many other contributors.

Although NHK is only able to interview a small number of listed applicants, we appreciate your willingness to share your experiences and we will read (and possibly consider airing) no matter if you are selected as an interviewee or not.
The above information is a public job ad. This job ad is neither an offer nor a contract.

This job is no longer available.

Company

NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

About:
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), Japan’s only public broadcaster, introduced a radio service in 1925 and a television service in 1953. NHK is financed by the receiving fee paid by each household that owns a television set. This system enables the Corporation to maintain independence from any governmental and private organization, and ensures that the opinions of viewers and listeners are assigned top priority.
Year Founded:
1925
Number of Employees:
500+

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