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Production Lead for Programming

We are now hiring for Production Lead in Istanbul.

Job Description

Reporting to our Head of Production 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 share responsibility for the creative management and top-level executive production.


  • Working under the direction of the Director of Programmes and the Head of Production 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.


  • 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 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience required.

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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