Senior Producer - Digital (Al Jazeera English, Online)

Digital Washington D.C., District Of Columbia


Position at Al Jazeera Media Network

Candidates needs to be based in US.
Contract Position.

Overview: is looking for an experienced Digital Senior Producer in North America. With a global audience of millions, the English website of Al Jazeera Media Network covers the world from a unique angle, with a focus on the human story. The selected candidate will join our award-winning digital team and will deepen our focus on the global south, across all online platforms.

The Ideal Person: 

Based in either US, you have at least five years of experience in filing high quality content, including news stories, live blog reports, analyses, and breaking news events, for online platforms. You love writing and everything related to news, with a passion for day-to-day reporting, and analyses. You’ll be part of a team pushing boundaries, evolving with and being one step ahead of digital trends. 

Job Description: 

  • Prepares news, analyses, as well as feature reports accurately, quickly and comprehensively.
  • Works closely with Al Jazeera’s head office in Doha on planning and implementation of news coverage across the Americas.
  • Deals quickly and efficiently with events as they unfold.
  • Provides ideas and suggestions for news coverage on a daily basis and produces off diary content from across the Americas.
  • Able to deploy to a variety of fields and situations, including civil unrest, natural disaster and conflict areas.


  • Experienced writer of news, analyses, and features
  • In-depth knowledge of current affairs in the Americas, and a demonstrable network of sources.
  • Ability to bring authority and clarity to telling complex stories, and do so with digital savvy.
  • Outstanding language skills, demonstrating precision and fluency in both spoken and written English. Spanish and French preferred.
  • Particular consideration to a candidate who is able to point to a strong record in covering a major news narrative.
  • Highly organised and strong team player
  • Demonstrates an approach to work that is characterised by commitment, motivation and energy.