We are hiring

Wanted: The best talent for our programmes division.

     
    Al Jazeera English tells the stories that other networks do not.

    Headquartered in the Middle East, we give voice to the voiceless in under-reported regions with journalism that is honest, courageous and distinctive.

    On air for less than three years, our News and Programmes divisions are already winning major international TV Awards.
     
    The Programmes Division now wants the best talent worldwide for three of our four broadcast centres -- Doha, Kuala Lumpur and London.
     
    We welcome applications from all nationalities and ethnicities, but you must be fluent in the English language.
     
    Al Jazeera English is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Programmes Division vacancies

    Our programmes division makes hundreds of hours of current affairs-based shows and documentaries each year. We are looking for experienced TV professionals with a solid grasp of global affairs, adding depth and a deeper understanding to our editorial output through challenging factual programmes to fill the following positions:

    •EXECUTIVE PRODUCER (LONDON): A senior position, reporting to
    the Director of Programmes and carrying substantial editorial and
    management responsibility. This role requires extensive experience in
    the TV industry, including proven experience in programmes production,
    commissioning and staff management. The post holder will be required
    to lead a team of journalists, programme-makers and production
    management staff in our London Broadcast Centre.

    •SERIES EDITOR (DOHA): Responsible for the development and
    editorial content of programme series, this role requires a senior
    programme maker with proven experience of editorial and creative
    decision making, and day-to-day management of the production team.

    •PRODUCER/SENIOR PRODUCER (DOHA / KL): With several years of
    experience of producing and directing high quality current affairs and
    documentaries, you will be responsible for generating and developing
    programme ideas, and overseeing their editorial execution.

    •ASSISTANT PRODUCER (DOHA): With a track record of
    generating and researching factual programmes, you will have an
    excellent knowledge of global current affairs, and a proven ability to set
    up stories anywhere in the world, often at short notice. Experience of
    both field and studio production would be desirable.

    •ASSISTANT PRODUCER: CROSS CHANNEL PROGRAMMING (DOHA):
    Responsible for translating and reversioning content from Arabic into
    English to help strengthen brand unity across the network, you will also
    be required to assist with possible co-production projects.

    Applications should be submitted to:

    programmesvacancies@aljazeera.net no later than 2 November 2009

     

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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