TRT Afrika - Senior Editors/ Editors/ Senior Producers/ Producers

Türkiye Radyo Televizyon Kurumu / İstanbul
Publish Date: 8.9.2022

TRT Afrika 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.

Since TRT Afrika aims to cover different perspectives, both of and from Africa about the people who make the continent come alive, we seek to build a team of talented storytellers who are innovative and come up with ideas that are different from what everyone else is doing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Produces written and video news packages for digital publication.

  • 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 on the 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 workflow 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 the knowledge of doing stories from start to finish, 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.


  • The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's in communications or media or significant working experience in news industry.

  • Minimum 3 to five 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.

  • Candidates should be fluent in one of the four languages: Swahili, French, Hausa, and English.

  • We would love to have bi-lingual candidates with a working knowledge of one of the four languages.