Senior Producer - News - Arabic Channel

Arabic Channel Doha, Qatar


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network


Phrasing news by demonstrating high level of professionalism. Phrases “distinguished TV reports”. Prepares TV reports and interventions from the field.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Research and write news stories and edit them in the newsroom and field.
  • Produce accurate, fair, useful and up-to-date news stories.
  • Ensure that content and coverage conform to Al Jazeera standards.
  • Maintain a quick and accurate update of news and reports, and work to update them through various sources.
  • Participate in the editorial meeting and propose ideas about news that needs more coverage and content development.
  • Suggest creative story ideas.
  • Identify priorities to deliver stories in a timely manner.
  • Working with producers to ensure high quality news content.
Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or any related major
  • At least 7 years' professional experience in the editorial roles in newsroom
  • Able to write convincing phrasing, attractive narrative and high ability to handle the visuals
  • Communication skills, which includes listening as well as the ability to communicate to teams.
  • Flexibility and ability to maintain the performance under stress.
  • Time management skill, enabling the ability to handle the large flow of news and programs to ensure absolute accuracy and evaluation. - Script editing skills
  • News judgement skills
  • Mastery in Arabic and good command in English
  • Working with the team and respecting the views of others.
  • Broad knowledge of current issues and deep awareness of the needs and interests of the audience.
  • General understanding of the intellectual property rights law and the legal implications associated with the phases and production process.