Senior Producer - Online, Al Jazeera English

Editorial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Description

Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Summary:

The Senior Producer for online is largely responsible for writing, reporting and editing the day's news agenda. 

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • The candidate in question must have outstanding writing and editing skills.
  • The individual will be expected to travel at short notice for news and current affairs assignments.
  • He/she will also be expected to be well versed in video and video editing.   
  • Pitch compelling stories in compliance with Al Jazera’s editorial policy
  • Templating and classifying articles.
  • To liaise with multimedia section to arrange the necessary multimedia content for an article.
  • Ensure proper insertion of related stories and read also service.
  • Working on social videos
  • Deploy when required.
  • Assist news desk when required
  • Perform other duties relevant to the position when requested.
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
  • Minimum Bachelor in Journalism, Media, Communications or other related fields.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience as a Planning Producer with reputable online or TV news organization.
  • Broad knowledge of regional and international news and current affairs
  • Relevant legislation, regulations, and procedures, including Copyright, Data Protection, Public Liability, etc
  • Ability to originate and develop ideas.
  • An understanding of working within a multi-platform environment
  • Knowledge of a broad range of topical issues and a keen awareness of the needs and interests of audiences
  • The ability to work as part of a creative team and to be able to respect and challenge others views as appropriate
  • To be able to empathize with team members
  • Maintains personal effectiveness by managing emotions in the face of pressure, set backs or when dealing with provocative situations.
  • Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterized by commitment, motivation and energy.
  • 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 behavior change.