Editor Parliamentary Project

  Pajhwok Afghan News
  Afghanistan Unspecified 433
Date Posted:Aug 17, 2010
Reference:0030
Closing Date:Aug 24, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Media
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Pajhwok Afghan News:

 

Pajhwok Afghan News (www.pajhwok.com) is the leading independent news agency registered with the Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan. Pajhwok has a network of reporters nationwide larger than any other news agency in the country. Pajhwok provides comprehensive, reliable, timely and bias-free news about Afghanistan from an Afghan perspective. It distributes and publishes online daily reports and photographs as a service to newspapers, radios, and television news channels as well as individual and institutional subscribers. In the Seven years of its existence, Pajhwok has become Afghanistan most credible news and feature service-provider to national and international media outlets on a national and international level.

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of Managing Editor, the incumbent will be responsible for the management of a group of Afghan News editors. Major responsibilities include:

• Make video assignments;
• Project editor responsible for coverage of parliament and related political and governance stories.
• Assign stories in cooperation with other newsroom editors
• Advise reporters in planning and reporting stories
• Edit stories
• Coordinate with graphics editor on multimedia coverage
• Any other task as assigned

Duties & Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of Managing Editor, the incumbent will be responsible for the management of a group of Afghan News editors. Major responsibilities include:

• Make video assignments;
• Project editor responsible for coverage of parliament and related political and governance stories.
• Assign stories in cooperation with other newsroom editors
• Advise reporters in planning and reporting stories
• Edit stories
• Coordinate with graphics editor on multimedia coverage
• Any other task as assigned

Job Requirement:

• Minimum 5 years of experience in journalism is required;
• Strong proficiency in Dari and Pashto is required;
• Proficiency in English language is required;
• Bachelor’s degree is required
• Advanced certificate in journalism is preferred.
• Having enough editing experience in news, feature

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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