Associate News-Gathering Producer – Digital (AJ+ English) – Al Jazeera , Qatar

Description
Summary:
AJ+ is looking for a skilled, creative and enthusiastic Associate Producer to join the newsroom. Two days are never the same at AJ+ so we’re looking for someone who enjoys the thrill of working in an unpredictable newsroom and thrives under pressure.
The AJ+ newsroom works on rotation, which means you’ll be helping create a variety of content for our social media platforms. You’ll be pitching, scripting and editing short daily news videos, but will also work closely with Producers and Senior Producers to support production of longform, in-depth pieces.

All teams in the newsroom work with tight deadlines, so the role requires someone who can work quickly and can remain calm under stress. Our ideal candidate is someone who is creative, has great news judgment, can work on multiple projects simultaneously and can think on their feet.
With the guidance of AJ+s editorial leadership, you’ll be helping create sharp, hard-hitting and exciting videos for a diverse audience.
This role will be based out of our Washington D.C. office.

Key Responsibilities:
Help conduct research
Find and gather appropriate visuals for assigned stories – this includes from wire services and
third parties/persons
Find and reach out to potential interviewees who can be included in assigned stories to add
nuance and analytical depth
Pitch, script and edit daily news videos
Work closely with Producers and Senior Producers to help bring longer pieces to completion.
Conduct fact checks
Contribute to conversations around editorial and creative ideas in meetings and discussions.
Assess new information and react quickly to editorial developments
Carry out duties in line with Al Jazeera editorial guidelines and ethics
Job Requirements / Qualifications:
Proven experience in video production or online Journalism.
At least 1 year experience in an editorial position.
A proven track record of success

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