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.

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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