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TRT World, İstanbul,Türkiye

Level: Experienced

Duration: Full Time

TRT World’s News and Programme Department are looking for Correspondents in Istanbul-Türkiye.

Job Description

Work together with various teams to coordinate priorities,

Recognize a news story, research and gather the required material, and assemble it for broadcast, and narrate it clearly and confidently on air and through written digital content,

Deliver on the screen live or recorded segments and in the field packages, digital products.

Pitch genuine story ideas through daily and weekly planning meetings,

Be always available for Deployments and meet field assignment objectives,

Ensure compliance and implementation of TRT Editorial Values and Style Guides,

Gather news using contacts and sources through personal interviews, wire services, news briefings by the government, or press releases sent by companies,

Produce exclusive packages through deployments and investigative reporting, as well as create quick in-house packages, as per the need of the program, to set the agenda of the channel,

Work effectively as part of a team, cooperating with other members and demonstrating a collaborative and supportive approach in order to achieve the end result of delivering TRT World's requirements for original, human-focused, distinctive journalism,

Work well under pressure and be able to cover a diverse range of stories across different parts of the region when required. Be equally comfortable dealing with minute-by-minute breaking news and with longer exclusive investigations.


Bachelor’s degree in journalism or other related social sciences,

Minimum of 6 years of experience in television news, including television news production,

Experience working in journalistic interests including social affairs, international politics, public policy, world business and economic affairs, sciences and the arts,

Considerable reporting experience over a number of years,

Being articulate and confident on air both in delivering live reports and in studio discussion,

High level of proficiency in English,

Ability to work well under pressure and for long hours,

Fluency in both written and spoken English,

Camera / Edit experience is an asset,

Strong listening and negotiating skills,

Willing to relocate Istanbul-Türkiye.

*For İstanbul office: We have a relocation allowance. 

About TRT World

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