Digital Editor in Chief
Arabic Language News - TV, Radio, Online & Social Media

 

Location The Washington DC, Maryland and Virgina metropolitan area

Compensation Base of $130,000 to $160,000 with exceptional health benefits and retirement plan(s) for you and your family. Noted for exceptional HR programs

 

Job Summary

 

The Editor-in-Chief leads all digital content development to engage audiences throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  The incumbent provides quality assurance of all Network digital output on all Network digital platforms.

 

Duties

 

  • Leads and directs the production of engaging, high quality news, features, interviews, actualities and other digital content to expand the TV and Radio Network’s reach.

  • Continually works to assess and improve digital content to attain a broader digital footprint in support of the TV, Radio and Digital platform unified mission statement.

  • Ensure all digital content is in compliance with Journalistic Code of Ethics and all editorial guidelines and policies.

  • Establishes and maintains effective quality control monitoring and reporting mechanisms and ensures relevant quality control reports are evaluated and disseminated appropriately.

  • Addresses TV Network & Radio Network social media needs and works cooperatively to address the balance between traditional and digital media throughout the organization in line with digital strategy.

  • Proactively inform the VP News and GM Digital of all current or emerging issues impacting digital properties.

  • Regularly consult with the VP Network News on relevant editorial issues across all digital properties.

  • Identify emerging issues and develop related solutions. Identify team strengths and weaknesses and implement plans for training and improvement where appropriate.

  • Maintain effective management and leadership of the digital editorial team.

  • Foster communication within and outside the department.

  • Work with the Office of Human Resources, to maintain an active recruitment and hiring program to sustain a highly qualified team.

  • Ensure Digital team compliance with all policies and procedures.

  • Ensure establishment and maintenance of a professional, positive and accountable work environment.

 

Required

 

  • Minimum B.A. in journalism, broadcast journalism or related field. Advanced degree desired

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in news writing and editing

  • Professional experience working in social media required

  • Demonstrated news judgment and organizational skills

  • Experience in managing a team working  towards a common goal

  • Fluency in Arabic and English

  • Experience in working in a 24x7 newsroom environment preferred

  • Knowledge of current world events, with an emphasis of those occurring in, or affecting, the Middle East

  • Demonstrated understanding of story development skills and high quality reporting

  • Ability to prioritize and make effective decisions

  • Must be able to demonstrate discretion, maturity and composure especially under pressure

  • Able to work effectively with all levels of management and staff in a professional manner

 

Contact

 

Filcro Media Staffing
295 Madison Avenue
US - MENA Recruitment Division
New York, NY  10017 - USA

MENA Television & Digital News Group



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