Español
IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency
   
 
January 21st, 2013

IPS WebTV is recruiting for the full-time position of “Anchor and newsroom journalist” (English), based in Rome, Italy. Start date is March 2013 on a renewable one-year contract.

Background – After evolving from an international wire service into an increasing multi-media communication organisation, Inter Press Service (IPS) is launching a sister operation, an Internet TV news service “IPS WebTV”.

IPS news agency has 50 years of experience in covering environment, human rights and development and a unique regional focus on the south.  ThePnewsroom will be based in Rome, but the TV will cover global issues through a network of correspondents on the ground. Target audience is international, extending across the world from North America to Asia.

A strong social media policy will encompass both production and dissemination of contents, including live anchoring/moderating.

Job description

The journalist will:

- Present a daily live newscast on global issues
- Moderate  panels and debates
- Conduct interviews with relevant global actors
- Select editorial/video material and performs all tasks necessary to use it on air, including  scriptwriting, voice over and overseeing editing.
- Any other newsroom tasks that might be needed for the production of the newscast and other audio-visual content

Requirements

Applicants should have:

- Professional background as TV anchor
- Newsroom experience in producing a TV Newscast
- Excellent English, mother tongue is a plus
- Strong analytical skills
- Knowledge of  global topics
- Ability to integrate social media inputs within the live coverage of any story
- Ability to multi-task and prioritize

How to apply

Cv and videos/link of relevant video-experience should be sent to: webtv102@gmail.com

Interviews will be held in Rome or via Skype. Remuneration will be agreed with the successful candidate. No relocation expenses to Rome are available.

 

 

 

More about: Global

 
Make a donation
 

Latest News

More >>  
IPS at 50, Leads That Don’t Bleed
Mexico’s Wind Parks May Violate OECD Rules
South Sudan’s Hip Hop Artists call for Peace and Reconciliation Through the Unhip Practice of Farming
More >>  
 
 

  TAG CLOUD

ASEAN climate change communication cooperation development elections environment Global human rights IFAD IPS journalists Kofi Annan mdgs media media development poverty Terraviva UNDP women

Copyright © 2014 IPS – Inter Press Service News Agency. All rights reserved.