TRT Deutsch - Senior Editors/ Editors/ Senior Producers/ Producers

Turkish Radio Television Corporation / İstanbul
Publish Date: 1/25/2023
Number of Personnel: 4

TRT Deutsch is looking for experienced journalists with a strong know-how of digital-first journalism!

We are looking for candidates who could fit the roles of Senior Editors, Editors, Producers and Senior Producers.

Key Responsibilities

·       Produces written and video news packages for digital publication

·       Produce news content for the channel’s digital news section from varied sources

·       Writes effective digital headlines, briefs and news stories that help attract audiences

·       Writes sharp and engaging social posts that attract audiences and encourage readers to click onthe website link

·       Provides digital content for all platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

·       Manages home pages to keep the website ticking with timely content

·       Has strong editing skills and is able to spot and fix issues related to grammar, spelling, punctuation and style

·       Manages work flow to meet digital deadlines

·       Stays calm under pressure and takes smart editorial decisions on big news events

·       A strong grasp of digital video and text production as well as the knowledge of doing stories from scratch, carrying it from the pitch stage to edit to delivery is a must

·       Ability to develop and pitch story ideas with compelling angles and with solid research to back them up

·       Understanding of story arc – how to start with the best news judgment and build visual narratives with strong footage

·       Provide editorial direction and conceptualise content within TRT’s editorial policy

·       Preliminary decision making on news headlines and summaries for news stories

·       Tailor and distribute platform specific content


·       Bachelor's degree in related fields, such as Political Science and International Relations, Media and Communication, New Media

·       Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience for candidates applying for Producer and Editor positions, and minimum 8 to 10 years of experience for candidates applying for Senior Editor and Senior Producer positions

·       Full work proficiency in German and English

·       Turkish is a plus