TRT World

Deputy Programme Editor

Output - Istanbul, Turkey - Full Time

We are now hiring for a Deputy Programme Editor in Istanbul.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Deputy Programme Editor plays a pivotal role in coordinating and overseeing the news bulletins. Responsible for making sure the team delivers the necessary output for television.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Highly organized with strong editorial understanding.
  • Assists the Programme Editor in compiling the news bulletin.
  • Works as part of a team to assign and check stories and straps for accuracy, quality of pictures and adherence to TRT World's >
  • Pitches story ideas and suggests new ways to tell stories to an international audience.

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Excellent journalist and organizer, with a strong eye for detail.
  • Ability to edit videos.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities as well as the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, in particular, the ability to edit/rewrite stories quickly.
  • Ready to work in shifts in a 24-hour news environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in broadcast journalism.
  • Previous experience of working in an international newsroom is a plus.
  • Bachelors in journalism or other disciplines.