Producer - Programmes (Al Jazeera English)

English Channel Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network


The Producer is responsible for making a documentary, magazine or discussion programme, whether shot in the field or in the studio.

Candidate must be based in US

Key Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and research proposals for documentary, magazine or discussion programmes.
  • Organize production of programmes, including planning shoots, arranging travel, accommodation and equipment, booking contributors, researching interviews and recruiting freelance staff
  • Produce programmes in the field or the studio, including directing camera and technical crews, conducting interviews and directing presenters Structure and script specially shot footage, archive material and graphics into exciting and informative programmes, working closely with video editors.
  • Submit Programme as Completed forms for each documentary magazine segment to document sourcing and rights information
  • (Senior Producer) Act as series producer supervising all aspects of the production of a number of documentary or magazine programmes in a series
  • Coach and mentor Associate Producers and Interns

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or other related fields
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in TV or related fields as Producer, on factual programmes of an appropriate type (documentaries, discussions or magazines)
  • Experience in directing and producing factual programmes in the field and/or in the studio; Researching, booking and conducting interviews
  • Wide and up to date knowledge of documentaries, discussions or magazine shows.