وظائف شاغرة

Senior Assignment Producer

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Senior Assignment Producer is responsible for developing and implementing news coverage plans. He is also in charge of supervising and managing the assignment desk staff during his shift

JOB DESCRIPTION

 Oversee the coordination, execution, and delegation of workload for Assignment producers 

 Plan editorial story development, set time schedules, define coverage and treatment needed

 Assign reporters to carry out stories and interviews

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

 Manage relevant permissions and clearances for shooting

 Serve as the primary newsgathering resource point person for news/programs producers

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

 To be Last line of defense in making sure that stories assigned are ready to go on air

 Supervise and track budget for assigned projects 

 Take part in strategic planning of events to be covered both editorially and logistically 

 To be considered a ''go-to'' person on the Assignment desk in dealing with major projects

 To provide training and mentoring to new Assignment producers

 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 5 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

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