The Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN) is looking for a News Reporter to join the team in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), MBN is a non-profit grantee of the federal government that directly communicates with the people of the Middle East and North Africa through television, radio, and digital media. MBN’s mission is to provide objective, accurate, and relevant news and information to the people of the Middle East about the region, the world, and the United States in support of U.S. public diplomacy.
The News Reporter is responsible for providing clear and concise reports after gathering and verifying information through interviews, observations, and research. The incumbent organizes all material, determines the emphasis and writes story or stories to fit the standard formats.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the News Reporter include , but are not limited to:
Leverage knowledge of assigned beats to bring relevant and significant story proposals to news meetings.
Conduct interviews with news sources having a wide variety of views and expertise.
Evaluate and analyze leads and tips to develop story ideas.
Cultivate and maintain credible news sources.
Write scripts and oversee production to ensure broadcast quality of stories and reports.
Present live or taped interviews and voice-over reports in studio or field.
Update previously reported stories.
Develop original, imaginative and creative ways to tell/show news stories.
Coordinate news coverage with Producers, Cameraman, Editors and news management.
Develop original story ideas for features and special events consistent with the company’s mission.
Report breaking news with accuracy and urgency.
Edit or assist in editing videos for broadcast.
Check reports for balance, clarity, and objectivity to ensure they are free of bias and advocacy.
Read and edit news copy to ensure that it contains no slanderous content.
Work quickly and accurately.
Maintain knowledge and understanding of world events.
Adapt quickly to changing priorities and breaking news.
Stay in contact with the Assignment desk.
|Job Location:||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia|
|Job Role:||Writing and Journalism|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|