News Editor

Location
Washington
Posted
Dec 17, 2008
Closes
Jan 16, 2009
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Television
Duration
Full Time
* Proven track record of making editorial decisions under pressure and of managing teams of journalists involved in putting news shows to air for mainstream news organizations.
* Technical and logistical proficiency. Must be flexible and possess the ability to balance the management of multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, exhibiting good judgment in how content-related activities are completed based on evolving needs and changing timelines and priorities.
* Strong project-management and problem-solving skills, and experience managing staff in field and in house.
* Leadership qualities and strong interpersonal skills. Very strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on extremely sharp and concise writing.
* Strong eye for detail, as well as organizational and follow-through skills.
* Ability to remain calm under high-pressure, breaking news and deadline situations.
* Assume extended workday/workweek to meet project deadlines.
* Must be flexible, multi-task-oriented, self-motivated and organized, and have very strong communication and interpersonal skills.
* Bachelor's degree, 10 years formal journalism training and broadcast experience in medium/large market.

If you are interested in working in an exciting and challenging broadcast environment, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to beatrice.nyamekye@aljazeera.net.

Al Jazeera English is an equal opportunity employer.


If you are interested in working in an exciting and challenging broadcast environment, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to beatrice.nyamekye@aljazeera.net.

Al Jazeera English is an equal opportunity employer.

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