News Editor - Al Jazeera English

Editorial Doha, Qatar


Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

AL JAZEERA ENGLISH

Al Jazeera English is an award-winning 24-hour international news channel that provides unrivalled coverage of world affairs.

Exciting opportunities now exist at our headquarters in Doha for experienced journalists, producers, programme editors and presenters to join the team.

News Editor

Responsible for guiding the news day, preparing and maintaining the daily newslog, liaising with the Executive Producer and Programme Editors, commissioning stories, assigning tasks to news teams worldwide, briefing correspondents and presenters, and coordinating satellite feeds.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Minimum of 10 years in a similar position is required.
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or other related fields
  • Local and international knowledge in current affairs
  • Knowledge in news sources and Aljazeera editorial integrity and ethics
  • Knowledge in editorial and Journalism work standards
  • Knowledge in the work flow or a large global news operation