TRT Russian - Senior Producer

Türkiye Radyo Televizyon Kurumu / Moscow / Russia
Publish Date: 18.02.2021

The Digital Senior Producer leads news shifts for the digital news desk, working directly under the Senior Editor on shift.

This role ensures that all news content on the website are crisp and meet TRT Russian’s editorial standards. The candidate will also be responsible for deciding on news headlines for stories, as well as helping producers conceptualise how to tell and illustrate the story or relevant issue, and how to ensure that the content engages and relates to an audience.

The Digital News Editor will also be required to produce and write their own content from time to time.

The role also involves providing important editorial direction to the digital output.

Primary Tasks

  • Assist the Online Senior News Editor in managing and leading news shifts.

  • Provide editorial direction to digital news desk.

  • Revise, write, copy edit and advise the Senior News Editor on all and any matters.

  • Decide upon news headlines and summaries for news stories.

  • Assist the editor in overseeing content distribution on news shifts.

  • Works with producers to help craft and conceptualise storytelling and audience engagement methodology.

  • Produce news content for TRT Russian's digital platforms.

Essential Skills

  • Sound editorial judgment ofGlobal issues.

  • Bachelor’s or Master’sdegree in Social Sciences, Literature, Journalism and Media.

  • 5 years experience inprint or digital journalism.

  • A passion and commitment toTRT Russian’s spirit of journalism.

  • Sound leadership and communicationabilities.

  • Ability to write crisp newscopy.

  • Ability to do shift work andwork under tight pressure and deadlines.

  • Strong writing and copy editingability.

  • Ability to write concise andaccurate journalistic headlines and summaries.

  • Ability to fluently interactwith social media platforms and an understanding of the social medial and scape.

  •      Previous experience in audience development and engagement is a bonus.

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