Job Opportunity in Turkey: Correspondent in TRT Arabic

TRT Arabic
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Job Opportunity in Turkey: Correspondent in TRT Arabic

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TRT Arabic is currently looking to hire a full-time Correspondent in the Broadcast Center in Istanbul, Turkey for 2019. As part of the Bureau teams you will be responsible for producing highly crafted broadcast packages and provide engaging lives for TRT Arabi. You will also generate news-making and analytical content for TRT Arabi's website and other digital platforms. You will initiate news stories and cover both breaking and pre-planned news. You will provide the country or regional expertise of events. TRT Arabi will be distinguished by its excellent field-focused journalism. You may be required to work for the Middle East Region.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Recognizes a news story, researches and gathers the required material and to assemble for broadcast, and narrates it clearly and confidently on air and through written digital content.
  2. Gathers news using contacts and sources through personal interviews, wire services, news briefings by the government or press releases sent by companies.
  3. Follows all the latest developments and works with the bureau executive producer and the Istanbul based newsgathering team to set the agenda of news for the channel.
  4. Works effectively as part of a team, co-operating with other members and demonstrating a collaborative and supportive approach in order to achieve the end result of delivering TRT Arabi's requirements for original, human focused, distinctive journalism.
  5. Works well under pressure and is able to cover a diverse range of stories across different parts of the region when required. Equally comfortable dealing with minute-by minute breaking news and for longer on exclusive investigations.

Key Skills:

  1. A senior journalist with considerable reporting experience over a number of years. Articulate and confident on air both in delivering live reports and in studio discussion.
  2. Ability to work effectively as part of a team by co-operating with other members by demonstrating a collaborative and supportive approach.
  3. Camera / Edit experience would be an advantage.
  4. Works well under pressure and for long hours.
  5. Fluent in both written and spoken English and Arabic.
  6. Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


Salary will be determined with the successful applicant. 

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
Media and Journalism

Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Mid Career Professionals
Monthly salary
Opportunity Coverage
Stipend/ Living allowance, Other
Opportunity will take place in
Required Documents

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
Media and Journalism
Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
Required Languages
Arabic, English
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TRT Arabic

TRT Arabic is an Arabic language channel of TRT, broadcasting to Arabic-speaking audiences in Turkey and the Middle East, 24... More details