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We are seeking for two positions:

  1. English News Editor/ Presenter
  • Duty Station: Ramallah
  • Type of Contract: Full-time position

Roles and core responsibilities:

  •  Generating ideas for stories and features and following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources.
  • pitching ideas to Chief-in-editor.
  • Prepare and/or present breaking news, detailed news, live and recorded programs.
  • researching, verifying and collating evidence and information to support a story using relevant information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.
  • identifying necessary resources and deploying and managing technical crews for location shoots, including sound operators and camera crew.
  • preparing and presenting material on air for both pre-recorded and live pieces.
  • identifying potential interviewees, briefing them, preparing interview questions and conducting both live and recorded interviews.
  • preparing timings for each news item.
  • understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.
  • Works with Chief-in-editor and team to create and implement overall content plan and priorities.

Key requirements:

  • bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as media, political science or international relation.
  • previous experience of minimum two years in similar position.
  • native English speaker with excellent written and oral communication skills
  • an interest in people, news, current affairs and good general knowledge
  • confidence in front of a camera and an ‘on air’ presence.
  • the ability to work under pressure, both within teams and individual
  • outstanding analytical skills and ability to absorb, extract and present information in a clear and understandable way
  • the ability to build rapport and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacy, while maintaining impartiality.
  • excellent interviewing and listening skills
  • an eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to senior editors

 

  1. Multimedia correspondent

Duty Station: Jerusalem & Ramallah

Type of contract: Full time

Roles and core responsibilities:

  • Generating ideas for stories and features and following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources.
  • Pitching ideas to senior editor and editor-in-chief.
  • Researching, verifying, and collating evidence and information to support a story and provide important background, using relevant information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.
  • Identifying potential interviewees, briefing them, preparing interview questions and filming interviews and supporting material for the full-length mini-reportage.
  • Keeping up-to-date with current events and trends, and pitching vox pops hot topics of the week.
  • Identifying necessary resources and managing location shoots, including sound and camera.
  • Editing sound and video, translating Arabic content into English subtitles, and producing a final product ready for publication.
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.
  • Working with senior editor, editor-in-chief and team to create and implement overall content plan and priorities.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as media, political science or international relations.
  • Previous experience of a minimum of two years in a similar position.
  • Fluent English speaker with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • An interest in people, news, current affairs, and good general knowledge.
  • The ability to work under pressure, and to work independently while following guidance from senior editors.
  • The ability to build a rapport and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacy, while maintaining impartiality.
  • Excellent interviewing and listening skills.
  • An eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to senior editors.

How to apply: Interested candidates shall send their CV and cover letter to hr@24fm.ps , no later than Saturday, 12 November 2022.

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