Job Title
Producer
Closing Date
30 April
2018
Location
Qatar
  Functional Area
Editorial
Contract Type
Permanent
Reference Code
50128189
Job Introduction
Writing and producing stories for news programmes. using all AJ network content and news agency material. Producing pkgs from the field (if needed) Writing and producing graphics Writing straps Producing guest segments
Responsibilities
• Produce accurate, impartial, informative, up-to-date copy
* Must be able to video edit
• Ensure content and coverage is consistent with Aljazeera standards.
• Read in and have an overview of international updates through all available sources (news wires, other agencies, newspapers ...etc.).
• Participate in the editorial meeting and propose ideas on what news stories need more coverage and content development.
• Prioritize writing tasks to deliver stories on time
• Screen the reports received from the reporters and review packages and make changes or adjustments if needed
• Prepare the straps for stories in the news bulletins
• Work with creative on creating video walls and producing sections for certain shows.
• Contact news desk to follow up with correspondents on supporting information
• Coordinate with the interview producers on scheduled guests
• Coordinate with the presenters, technical director and studio crew to ensure the proper implementation of production plans and time schedules
Qualifications
Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or other related fields
Experience
Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a newsroom as a journalist.
Skills
• Script editing skills
• Television productions/editing skills
• Decision making skills
• News judgment skills
Knowledge
• Writing skills
• Communication skills
• Multitasking skills