Regional Trainers

  Pajhwok Afghan News
  Afghanistan Unspecified 480
Date Posted:Jul 15, 2010
Reference:0027
Closing Date:Aug 14, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:2
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Media
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
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:

+Advise Pajhwok admin and project staff on overall strategy for coverage of Afghanistan's parliament
+Assist HR in recruitment of reporters and interns for the pool coverage
+Working closely with Pajhwok training department, develop skill-based training sessions for project reporters on how to cover parliament
+Develop and supervise daily schedule of on-the-job training for project reporters
+Work daily with Pajhwok editors to assist in production of stories on parliament
+Offer materials and work with Afghan trainers to carry out a training program for regional reporters on covering members of parliament
+Other assistance as requested by Pajhwok management
+Report on all activities to project coordinators

Duties & Responsibilities:


+Advise Pajhwok admin and project staff on overall strategy for coverage of Afghanistan's parliament
+Assist HR in recruitment of reporters and interns for the pool coverage
+Working closely with Pajhwok training department, develop skill-based training sessions for project reporters on how to cover parliament
+Develop and supervise daily schedule of on-the-job training for project reporters
+Work daily with Pajhwok editors to assist in production of stories on parliament
+Offer materials and work with Afghan trainers to carry out a training program for regional reporters on covering members of parliament
+Other assistance as requested by Pajhwok management
+Report on all activities to project coordinators

Job Requirement:

Qualifications include:
+At least five years of experience in covering politics, government, and related issues for news outlets within the Asia/Middle East region
+Prefer at least ten years of experience in journalism
+At least two years of editing and/or training experience in a relevant environment
+Working knowledge of more than one medium for news (examples: both radio and news agency; or, print, video and online)
+Direct knowledge of Afghanistan strongly preferred
+Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant discipline
+Excellent written and spoken English

Salary to be negotiated based on qualifications. Accommodation and travel expenses are paid by Pajhwok.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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