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Correspondent - Broadcast Center

We are now hiring for a Correspondent - Broadcast Center with roles located in London, Washington DC and Singapore

As part of the Bureau teams you will be responsible for producing highly crafted broadcast packages and provide engaging lives for TRT World. You will also generate news-making and analytical content for TRT World's website and other digital platforms. You will initiate news stories and cover both breaking and pre-planned news. You will provide the country or regional expertise of events. TRT World will be distinguished by its excellent field-focused journalism. You may be required to work  internationally.

Key responsibilities

  • Recognises a news story, researches and gathers the required material and to assemble for broadcast, and narrates it clearly and confidently on air and through written digital content.
  • Gathers news using contacts and sources through personal interviews, wire services, news briefings by the government or press releases sent by companies.
  • Follows all the latest developments and works with the bureau executive producer and the Istanbul based newsgathering team to set the agenda of news for the channel.
  • Works effectively as part of a team, co-operating 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.
  • Works well under pressure and is able to cover a diverse range of stories across different parts of the region when required. Equally comfortable dealing with minute-by minute breaking news and for longer on exclusive investigations

Key Skills

  • Senior journalist with considerable reporting experience over a number of years. Articulate and confident on air both in delivering live reports and in studio discussion.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team by co-operating with other members by demonstrating a collaborative and supportive approach.
  • Camera / Edit experience would be an advantage.
  • Works well under pressure and for long hours.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience

 

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