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Presenter – Alaraby Television Network – North West London

Company: Alaraby Television Network

Location: North West London

  • Full Time

Alaraby Television Network

North West London


Main Duties:

To present or co-present strands and sections of output on TV and required digital outlets.
To conduct interviews, live 2-ways.
To take a broad perspective on issues assessing and explaining in clear and interesting ways the impact of policy, developments, news items, issues in a given subject area.
Make complex issues accessible to audiences.
To occasionally present from location, or field report on big events.
To occasionally appear as interviewees as expects in a given area.
To contribute to originating and commissioning stories, and generate ideas for stories and features.
To meet strategic and specific objectives, set for the individual, the team, and the department, aimed at developing and improving the quality of Alaraby’s journalism, particularly in terms of the understanding and interest communicated to diverse audiences.
To collaborate effectively and be deployed flexibly on stories and items, sharing information, serving other platforms.
To be aware of and to follow Alaraby’s policy and guidelines, particularly those concerning political coverage (editorial guidelines).
To operate the technical equipment necessary in fulfilling the role.
To work in London, across UK and when required on location around the World.
To observe Alaraby’s policy on Health and Safety and Security.

Essential Skills:
A good broadcasting voice and on-screen presence are essential.
Must have a thorough understanding of the editorial aims of Alaraby’s output and must be able to exercise sound editorial judgement. Able to take responsibility for any brief that might be assigned by an assignment or planning editor.
Extensive experience of daily journalism, preferably as a TV.
Ability to interpret complex stories for a non-specialist audience.
Ability to gain a good knowledge of the main production methods and technology used by Alaraby.
The ability to work to tight deadlines, often under pressure.
Sound editorial judgement and proven knowledge of the Arab world affairs and stories.
Knowledge of the law as it applies to journalism.
Ability to work within financial constraints.
Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload and work flexibly.

Fluent in Arabic (Spoken and Written).
The ability to communicate effectively in English.
Strong knowledge of the Middle East and international affairs.
Experience of live broadcasting on television.
Minimum 2 years’ experience in a live broadcasting on television.

Editorial Judgement: Makes the right editorial and policy decisions based upon a clear understanding of Alaraby’s distinctive news agenda, editorial values, the requirements of news and current affairs coverage as well as those of the programme departments.

Creative Thinking: Translates news and current affairs into high quality programming through a detailed understanding of the requirements of the broadcast media and possession of the necessary writing, directing and reporting skills.
Managing relationships and team working: Able to build and maintain effective working relationships with a range of people. Works cooperatively with others to be part of a team, as opposed to working separately or competitively.

Subject Knowledge: Demonstrates an expansive knowledge of news and current events in general and specific areas of expertise in particular, including language skills. Develops increasingly useful and exclusive sources of information.
Analytical Skills: Simplifies complex problems, processes or projects. Identifies casual relationships and constructs frameworks for problem-solving and/or development.

Planning and Organising: Thinks ahead in order to establish an efficient and appropriate course of action for self and others. Prioritises and plans activities taking into account all the relevant issues factors such as deadlines, staffing and resource requirements.

Decision Making: Is ready and able to take initiative, originate action and be responsible for the consequences of decisions.
Influencing Others: Presents sound and well-reasoned arguments to convince others. Draws from a range of strategies to persuade people in a way that results in agreement or behaviour change.

Communication: The ability to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information.

closing date for applications: 05/07/2019

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