Senior Producer - Online, Al Jazeera English

Editorial Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network


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.