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Producer / Correspondent (f/m/d) DW Bureau Beirut

Beirut

  • Organization: DW - Deutsche Welle
  • Location: Beirut
  • Grade: Mid level - Mid
  • Occupational Groups:
    • International Relations
    • Political Affairs
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2024-04-18

We are seeking a Producer / Correspondent (f/m/d) for our DW Bureau Beirut in Lebanon as of 1 May 2024 or as soon as possible on the basis of a full-time local staff contract limited for two years.


YOUR CHALLENGES

  • reporting and analyzing on current events in Lebanon and at times as well across the Middle East (politics, economy, culture) for all Deutsche Welle outlets (Arabic, English)
  • preparing and researching news stories for TV, online and social media
  • producing reports and background packages (TV, online, social media) from Beirut
  • live interviews and broadcasts (Arabic, English)
  • producing content, shooting, and editing videos for various social media platforms
  • newsgathering (press conferences, briefings, daily breaking news, competitors´ publications, etc.)
  • organization of DW coverage of news events
  • supporting the news programs Arabic and English, including guest booking and logistic preparation for live shots
  • assist the Bureau Chief with other tasks as needed to ensure the smooth functioning of the bureau


YOUR QUALIFICATIONS

  • completed university studies as well as completed traineeship or comparable journalistic qualification
  • several years of journalistic experience
  • experience as video journalist and mobile reporter
  • prior experience as a correspondent, preferably reporting from the Middle East
  • ability to analyse political and geostrategic contexts
  • very good knowledge of the MENA news agenda
  • high social media affinity and expert proficiency in the use of various social media platforms
  • excellent language skills in both English and Arabic, additional German skills an advantage
  • excellent planning and organization skills with a proactive, pragmatic, and hands-on approach and ability to work under pressure
  • ability to work in interdisciplinary and diverse teams, high level of intercultural sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • willingness to travel in the region


YOUR BENEFITS

  • inspiring and challenging tasks in an international media company
  • collaboration in interdisciplinary and diverse teams
  • an organizational culture characterized by New Work and Digital Leadership & Collaboration
  • promotion of diversity, inclusion and sustainability

As employees of Deutsche Welle, we identify with the values laid down in the Deutsche Welle Act. We are especially opposed to every form of discrimination, racism and antisemitism.


We promote diversity and equal opportunities. We welcome your application, regardless of your nationality, your cultural, ethnic or social background, any disability you might have, your sexual orientation, your gender or your age. We aim for gender parity in all departments and across all levels of the organization.

Have we piqued your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application by 18 April 2024 submitted online via the DW online career portal at https://recruitingapp-5401.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/2039/Description/2.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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