Job Opportunity at Al-Jazeera Arabic in London: Correspondent

Deadline : 15 Apr 2020

Nonprofit organization: aljazeera Media Network

Study level: Undergraduate

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Job Opportunity at Al-Jazeera Arabic in London: Correspondent

Al-Jazeera Media Network is offering a job opportunity in London, UK. As it is looking for a correspondent for Al-Jazeera Arabic channel to take care of the following tasks: Following up with news, phrasing content and preparing TV reports for the newsroom, and doing live interventions for different news services.

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in journalism or any other specialization ‘or’ the relevant experience.
  2. At least 5 years of experience Editorial out of which 3 years in fieldwork as a television correspondent
  3. Precision in the Arabic language spoken and written.
  4. Editorial, political and cultural awareness and the ability to define standards of news and professional stories.
  5. Fluency and readiness to speak live to support breaking news and programs according to the needs of Al Jazeera.
  6. A distinctive, confident voice performance capable of communicating effectively with viewers.
  7. Skills in producing news and reports quickly and effectively at different broadcast platforms: TV, websites and social media.
  8. Has the ability to mobilize and travel based on the changing needs of the organization.
  9. Mastering the language of the country in which he or she will work.
  10. Knowledge of the affairs and issues of the country and territory in which (s)he will operate.
  11. Ability to deal with the technical crew (s)he works with.
  12. Knowledge of new Media (networking platforms.
  13. Asking questions and having dialogue effectively and efficiently.
  14. Proper drafting of news and reports.
  15. Interpretation of visuals.
  16. Flexibility and stamina to maintain distinctive performance when exposed to pressure from tight time obligations.
  17. Handling of modern technology of press coverage (Mobile Press).

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  1. Get news directly from the source to achieve the excellence for Al Jazeera.
  2. Cover breaking news and continuing to do updates inaccurate and credible manner
  3. Responds to newsroom assignments
  4. Production of high-quality, ready-to-broadcast field reports
  5. Prepare highly-professional live television interventions.
  6. Submit proposals for stories and creative reports from the reporting area.
  7. Conduct in-depth interviews and dialogues with respective parties and persons.
  8. Represents Al Jazeera in the field with all its values, mission, and brand.
  9. Generates exclusive and authentic ideas that can be translated into distinctive reports and cover stories.
  10. Participates in editorial meetings to identify key news stories that require content development.
  11. Participates in providing the Planning Department with the key news stories proposals that might involve content development.
  12. Performs all functions assigned by the concerned departments (Newsroom/Planning Department/Correspondents section, etc.).

About Al-Jazeera Media Network:

Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) is a Qatari state-funded global media conglomerate headquartered in Doha, Qatar. It is the parent company of Al Jazeera and its related networks. The chairman is Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani. The network's news operation currently has a total of 70 bureaux around the world that are shared between the network's channels and operations, the second-largest amount of bureaux of any media company in the world after the BBC.

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