Broadcast Journalist – Alaraby Television Network – North West London
Company: Alaraby Television Network
Location: North West London
Alaraby Television Network
Produce and support creative and engaging news and programs material to an exceptionally high standard and assist in planning next day or longer-term coverage news programs. To work on the assignment desk, plan daily news coverage, commissioning TV and digital content from correspondents in the field.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Write, translate and adapt items, news stories or programme material and to edit packages at the desktop
To keep up to date with main news stories and undertake background research and checking on factual information
Liaise with correspondents and producers, gathering information and advice on stories and coverage
Manage and undertake pre and post production and studio work, both live and pre-recorded.
To work with technical systems and manage a range of video, audio and digital equipment and other technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver programmes to an exceptional high standard whilst in the appropriate medium
Present live or recorded TV slots and segments as required
Communicate and Co-ordinate to ensure reporters and production staff are fully briefed on programme material
To find contributors and interviewees when required, as well as other sources of material and/or actuality, as appropriate and to the required specification.
Occasional deployment in the field for the right person with the appropriate technical expertise and editorial judgement.
Key Skills/ Personal Attributes and Knowledge:
Ability to work with minimum supervision within a fast paced environment and achieve objectives.
Proven track record of delivering what is required within tight deadlines and to an exceptionally good standard.
Excellent skills in using MS Word, Excel etc.
Proven Analytical, conceptual and problem-solving skills.
Able to travel internationally when required.
Fluent in Arabic (Spoken and Written).
Previous experience in a multilingual, Arabic and English environment.
Minimum 2 years’ journalism experience.
A degree in journalism or equivalent.
Application closing date: 04/07/2019.