Broadcasting from its headquarters in London, Alaraby Television Network has a broad range of programme content, varying from news to entertainment. Although broadcasting from London; we have bureaus in the Middle east and worldwide.
Alaraby TV Network follows the strict media and editorial standards that are observed internationally of balance, objectively, precision and accountability in all the information it presents, and deep and precise analysis for the viewer. We aim to be a medium for entertainment, arts and creativity.
As well as a very competitive salary Alaraby Television Network also provides an excellent private medical and dental coverage, pension and annual leave.
Job: Senior Broadcast Journalist
Number of Positions: x 4
Salary: £41,000 – £64,000
Advert Start Date: 27/08/2020
The role of a Senior Broadcast Journalist is to take responsibility and accountability as a senior member of the team by providing an exemplary high standard of editorial output and managing deadlines and resources.
Main Duties and Responsibilities: Write, translate and adapt items, news stories or programme material and to edit packages at the desktop. Liaise with correspondents and producers, gathering information and advice on stories and coverage. Provide ideas and suggestions for programmes, stories and attend pre programme and planning meetings when required. Manage and undertake pre and post production and studio work, both live and pre-recorded. Communicate and Co-ordinate to ensure presenters, reporters and production staff are fully briefed on programme material. Oversee the strategic planning and research, commission reporters and stringers. Plan long term projects and manage the commissioning and designing program features. Train and develop employees and junior members of the team and provide guidance, support and direction Deputise for Editors in their absence as required.
Key Skills/ Personal Attributes and Knowledge Required: Able to demonstrate strategic, conceptual and analytical skills including a solid understanding of Journalistic and Editorial knowledge. Previous experience as a Senior Journalist role or similar role. Experience of managing through organisational challenges and unifying teams. Proven problem-solving skills. Leadership orientated and able to coach, instructor, motivator, mentor and a team builder Effective presentation skills using multimedia tools. Successful track record of conveying programme ideas to the Editors and contributing to the planning process To work on the assignment desk, plan daily news coverage, commissioning, TV and digital content from correspondents in the field. Present live TV segments and slots on air as well as presenting for recorded slots as required. Previous experience in broadcast media working with live news coverage.
Fluent in Arabic (Spoken and Written), modern standard Arabic language Good standard of spoken and written English. Experience in a similar Arabic TV environment at a senior level Minimum 5 years’ journalism experience. BA degree or equivalent. Ability to travel internationally when required