Pashto Editor

  Salam Afghanistan Media Organization (SAMO)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 798
Date Posted:Oct 28, 2019
Closing Date:Nov 12, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Media
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Pashto,Dari,English

About Salam Afghanistan Media Organization (SAMO) :


Salam Afghanistan Media Organization (SAMO) is a national radio service providing news, information and entertainment to a network of 100 locally owned and operated radio stations in 34 provinces with the capacity to reach over 22 million listeners across Afghanistan. Established in 2003, Salam Afghanistan Media Organization (SAMO) is an independent, non-governmental organization, registered in Afghanistan. Throughout its history the station has vocalized and connected the voices and aspirations of its listeners from urban centers to rural areas across Afghanistan. 

Job Summary:

The Pashto Editor plays fundamental role in a

media organization. The Pashto Editor is responsible for gathering news feeds

and in consultation with the radio team, prepares edited material after carefully

evaluation for the radio/website in line with the organization policy. The

editor is tasked to evaluate content based on the journalistic values and

present fine material to listeners/readers for their information and education.

Skills Required:

Typing (Dari, Pashto, English)Time management skills Conflict Management Skills.Working Under StressStress managementPunctuality Team Working skills

Skills Description:

Must have excellent Pashto language knowledge and

written skills

Must be able to translate text from Farsi to Pashto

Be able to undertake research using a variety of sources

Be able to alter their style of writing to reflect their


Be able to multitask and priorities work schedules

Be computer literate and possess good typing skills

Be able to simplify and explain complex issues and


Be able to work on their own or in a team

Be able to work to tight deadlines

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Editing radio programs/news

2. Translating news, articles from Farsi to Pashto

3. Editing and proofreading text produced by SW reporters

for online

4. Editing all text and writing it in an interesting and

appealing manner

5. Coordination and consultation with the reporters for

the preparation of radio/ online content

6. Ensure compliance with the organization policy

7. Helping prepare work plan for reporters, and

collaborating with them in implementation

8. Ensuring quality evaluation of the news and reports,

and providing complete reports on them

9. Collaborating with the reporters in preparing news,

reports and research projects

10. Listening back to reports and news to report to

higher management

11. Close collaboration with the reporters in preparing

news, reports and helping resolve issues they might face

12. Keeping the reporters up to date on current affairs

and latest news

13. Close cooperation with the department of monitoring

and evaluation

14. Executing additional tasks given by the chief editor

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Graduated from Journalism faculty, Pashto Literature or a relevant field.

The candidate must have at least five years of experience of working as an Editor

This job is expired


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