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Head of Production for Programming

We are now hiring for a Head, Production in Istanbul.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to our Director of Programmes, you will be required to develop, commission and manage production of a range of factual programmes from initial sign-off through to delivery. You will take responsibility for the creative management and top-level executive production.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working under the direction of the Director of Programmes to produce distinctive and stylish human focused programming 
  • Writing scripts for on-air talent, cutting pictures using a newsroom production system, finding guests, commissioning and writing graphics and other task as required.
  • Ensuring TRT World's editorial guidelines and values are adhered to.
     

KEY SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

  • Experience in television news, including television news production.
  • An excellent journalist with strong editorial judgment.
  • Previous experience in a national or international broadcast news channel.
  • Experience in delivering exceptional programming with demonstrable previous programming success
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.
  • An excellent communicator who can develop and maintain relationships with all relevant producers and other broadcasters.
  • An Understanding of the process of programme commissioning 

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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