Maintain a keen focus on and awareness of global news events. Possess a clear understanding of digital news gathering and TV news production including editorial, logistical and operational techniques.
Must be capable of efficiently handling multiple breaking news stories in a fast paced network newsroom environment. Must be experienced in planning the coverage of upcoming large and small-scale news events.
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Dispatch correspondents and camera crews to the scene of global news events
- Constantly track correspondent assignments, shooting and delivery schedules
- Work closely with general, business, talk format and long-form show producers to satisfy content needs
- Develop and maintain a close familiarity with issues and personalities influencing news events in North and South America, as well as in China and the Asia-Pacific
- Planning both short and long-term coverage on a global scale
- Transition flawlessly from a news-of-day focus to long and short-term coverage planning including finding and pitching creative story ideas, maintaining multiple planning calendars and meshing with planning desks in other international locations
- Adhere to the highest journalistic standards for ethics and responsibility
- Easily adapt to other duties and responsibilities required by the Director of Newsgathering, Managing Editor and Deputy Managing Editor
- Possess an understanding of television news agencies and how they function
- Must have at least 3-5 years network or major market newsgathering experience
- Maintain excellent oral and written communication skills
- Possess an understanding of and appreciation for a multi-national, multi-cultural work environment
- Have and maintain a clear understanding of how social media is used to cover and influence news events
- Keen interest in China and Asia-Pacific
- International news gathering and television field experience a plus
This position is in Downtown Washington, D.C.
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