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Digital Real Time Editor

The Digital Editor, Real-Time is responsible for leading a team that creates short form video content. The candidate will manage a team of Producers and Editors to drive online video coverage across TRT World's digital platforms.

The Real-Time team will produce highly shareable, cutting edge and information packed videos. The team will focus on digital content that impacts current global trends, news events and social, political issues

The Digital Editor, Real-Time makes crucial editorial decisions; exercise strong editorial judgment; and rule on issues of style and tone. The Editor will report to The Senior Editor, Real-Time.

Primary Tasks

  • Run editorial projects
  • Participate in editorial meetings.
  • Manage news-gathering operations.
  • Approve scripts and video for publishing.
  • Communicate relevant decisions to management and other departments when required.
  • Carry out duties in line with editorial guidelines and ethics of TRT World.

Essential Skills

  • Substantial relevant practical experience.
  • First class news judgment and comprehensive understanding of global events, current affairs and trends.
  • Understanding of digital and video journalism.
  • Excellent team leadership skills.
  • Ability to assess new information and react quickly to editorial developments.
  • Excellent communication ability.
  • Thorough knowledge of video production techniques and technology.
  • Thorough knowledge of digital platforms.
  • Ability to work long, flexible hours and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Strong grasp of newsroom operations and workflow.
  • Strong grasp of social media ecosystems.


  • Proven relevant experience.
  •  At least 5 years experience in editorial roles.
  •  A proven track record of success.
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