وظائف شاغرة

Assignment Producer

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Assignment Producer is responsible for generating, researching, and developing coverage ideas. He is a key member of the production team responsible for newsgathering and for assigning reporters and correspondents.

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Plan ahead news and programs coverage on monthly, weekly and daily basis

 Attend editorial meetings throughout the day and originate ideas on what stories should be covered

 Assign reporters to carry out stories and interviews

 Deploy teams and handle logistics (tickets, visas, equipment, paper and administrative work)

 Provide support for complete coverage in field, including research, contact information, phone calls

 Keep newsroom informed on stories and the progression of the assignment

 Review and approve the scripts for assigned stories to ensure they are aligned with the news standards

 Prepare packages sent by reporters to go on air including Intro, Editing, Astons, SB translation 

 Purvey daily prospects of major events to news department

 To arrange guests for the newscasts and programs

 To occasionally report from the field

 Travel and carry out coverage abroad

 Perform additional duties and take on special projects


WORK EXPERIENCE

 Minimum of 3 years related experience in field reporting or news assignment

 Experience in social media and digital platforms is an advantage


EDUCATION

Minimum bachelor’s degree in journalism or in a related field


SKILLS

 Excellent writing and interviewing skills

 Strong editorial judgment skills

 Creative vision and plan for content

 Proven leadership skills

 Ability to develop Multi-Media production skills

 Hard working and constantly chasing stories and contacts


KNOWLEDGE

 Excellent English

 Fluency in Arabic will be an advantage

 Editing and shooting 

 Expansive knowledge of local and regional current affairs, history, and newsmakers


JOB DEMANDS

• Clear voice

• Able to accommodate flexible work schedule to support 24/7 TV environment including overnight and weekend assignment