Producer - English Channel (Output)

English Channel Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Job Purpose Summary:

The Producer is responsible for writing and producing stories for news programmes. using all AJ network content and news agency material. Producing packages from the field (if needed);Writing and producing graphics; Writing straps ; Producing guest segments.

Key Responsibilities and Accountability:

  • Write scripts for presenters
  • Cut video on the desk top
  • Construct and voice VT packages when required and if approved
  • Write scripts and cut picture to match the scripts
  • Liaise with the Creative department over the commissioning of graphics, and write the scripts for the graphics
  • Book guests when needed
  • Build and output bulletins from the gallery
  • Field producing when required
  • Participate in the editorial meeting and propose ideas and guests that are suitable to the news stories of the day
  • Edit Packages in edit suite, working closely with editors
  • Liaise with Reporters over packages, pictures, graphics and lives
  • Working in Doha or other Broadcast Centres as needed.
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or other related fields.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in a newsroom as a journalist.