Senior Producer – Al Jazeera Media Network

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Media & Journalism
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : July 6, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Position Location: Onsite, Doha

Relocation assistance provided (Including Visa)

Al Jazeera English is an award-winning 24-hour international news channel providing international news and current affairs that places people at the heart of the story, rooted in the belief that everyone has a story worth hearing. Through its fearless journalism and renown programming, it tells authentic stories about people everywhere, without geographical or cultural prejudice.

Exciting opportunities now exist at our headquarters in Doha for an experienced Senior Producer to join the team.

Summary:

We are seeking outstanding, experienced journalists who are comfortable reporting from anywhere in the world, often at short notice. You will be responsible for originating ideas, developing stories and sourcing video. You will have a strong story-telling technique, produce well-crafted scripts and have experience of live reporting. This role also includes working in the newsroom, contributing to news bulletins, whether in the form of in-house news packages or scripts in the running orders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Write accurate, balanced, engaging package scripts.
  • Ensure content is consistent with Aljazeera standards and goals.
  • Originate and develop news and strands.
  • Report and produce from the field.
  • Attend editorial meetings and offer story and coverage ideas.
  • Read news wires, other news services, and news from network feeds for potential stories.
  • Gather leads for possible stories from reporters, news bureaus and in-house journalists.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Journalism, Media, Communication or other related fields.
  • Minimum 10 years of professional experience in writing, producing and reporting in a newsroom as a journalist.
  • Knowledge of current affairs, global issues & TV production and technology.

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