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Presenter for Programming - Current Affairs

We are now hiring for an Anchor in Istanbul.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anchors the channel's news output, either alone or with a colleague, with whatever that entails in terms of reading news items and lead‐ins, conducting live interviews and presenting unscripted coverage of breaking news stories as required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Writes or edits material for programme scripts, bulletins and links, exercising editorial judgment, maintaining professional journalistic standards and adhering to station policy and legal and contractual guidelines.
  • Undertakes interviewing and reporting duties, under broad direction in both recorded and live situations, in studio or on location.
  • Mainly works in the studio, but may also be required to work on location
  • Prepares and presents bulletins, which may include assessing incoming copy, sub‐editing news copy and deploying the necessary resources.
  • May be required to work a shift pattern to serve the needs of a 24 hour news organisation.

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Must have a proven track record in journalism with extensive knowledge of news and current affairs.
  • Demonstrated first class news judgment.
  • Obvious aptitude for or experience of presentation.
  • Experience of News an advantage.
  • Must be confident and assured on screen
  • Must have a clear speaking voice and demonstrable confidence in front of the camera.
  • Should have the ability and confidence to ad‐lib confidently when required.
  • Should have the ability to conduct interviews with a wide‐range of interviewees with flair and authority.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • Minimum of 4 years experience.

Why join us?
 
We need professionals who can help us take a thoughtful and authentic approach to storytelling and to find the human angle. Our content strategy will focus on finding innovative ways of reaching out and engaging our audience. Stories will be tailored for each platform to optimise engagement and interaction with the audience and to enrich content with their reaction, thoughts and creativity.
 
TRT World will differentiate from the crowded and competitive landscape of global news through our focus on newsgathering and fresh perspectives on the day’s events. Our “field first” approach means we will deploy our journalists to the heart of the story, breaking news on a global basis and bringing our audience closer to the event. 

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