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Senior Producer

TRT World, İstanbul, Türkiye

Level: Experienced

Duration: Full Time

TRT World’s News and Programme Departments are looking for a Script Editor in İstanbul-Türkiye and London.

You will work under the direction of an Executive Producer to create and shape our news coverage writing scripts, cutting pictures, finding guests, developing graphics and other work as required. Your mission will be to produce original and market-leading news output while ensuring TRT World's editorial guidelines and values are adhered to. Though your main role will be to produce news for TRT World's television news channel, you will embrace the full range of content delivery platforms including online and aim to develop cross-platform working practices and ideas wherever possible.

Job Description

Working under the direction of an Executive Producer to produce distinctive and stylish coverage for a segment of TRT World's programming,

Writing scripts for on-air talent, cutting pictures using a newsroom production system, finding guests, commissioning and writing graphics and other task as required,

Ensuring TRT World's editorial guidelines and values are adhered to,

Working with producers within your team and across the newsroom, as well as with the news desk and online, to cultivate a collaborative approach to news gathering and delivery across the channel,

Accurate, establishment of facts on a story that is developing,

Coordinating reporting with others in network working on story, acquisition of live sources, communication with newsgathering desks regionally and nationally, access to developed network of previously established sources and quick response to booking guests and moving resources to cover breaking stories.

Requires strong feature and segment production, strong strategic vision for bookings, strong writing skills, extensive field experience and a thorough understanding of news production.


University degree in Journalism or related field,

Minimum 7 years of experience in Television sector,

Experience in television news/programmes including television news production,

An excellent journalist with strong editorial judgment,

Previous experience in a national or international broadcast news channel,

Experience of newsroom production systems and desktop editing,

Experience of or appreciation of the benefits and difficulties of cross-platform working,

Evidence of a broad range of journalistic interests including social affairs, international politics, public policy, world business and economic affairs, Sciences and the Arts,

High level of proficiency in English,

Willing to relocate to İstanbul-Turkiye.

*For İstanbul office: We have a relocation allowance

About TRT World

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