IAM1060 - Multimedia Writer

Job Category: News
Location: UAE - Dubai
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date 06-Apr-2023
About the Role:

Info Arab Media FZ-LLC / Al Mashhad is seeking to hire a Multimedia Writer to join our existing News Team in the Headquarter located in Dubai, UAE. The Multimedia Writer will be responsible for Working on completing writing assignments that can be used on all the channel platforms, and Translates material from English into Arabic and

Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Develops and write news stories in classical Arabic with clarity, accuracy and balance.
  • Monitors English and Arabic news feed and events.
  • Completes writing assignments (including re-writes) for summaries, news programs, news packages, live events and features following generally accepted news writing style and format.
  • Re-writes/translates wire copy, stories for the newscast, teases and packages.
  • Works closely with anchors, multimedia reporters and producers to support daily newscast.
  • Performs other related tasks assigned by the output editor for updating news tickers, graphics and animation inserts and clipping videos and interview clips.
  • Monitor and translate scripts to classic Arabic.
  • Using GFX.
  • Basic editing skills.
  • Using newsroom systems

Qualifications & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or Broadcast Journalism is preferred.
  • 3 years of professional writing experience (experience writing international news preferred).
  • Verbal and written communication skills in Classic Arabic and English.
  • Demonstrated experience with digital news broadcasting.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management.
  • Ability to exercise self-discipline and time-management skills.
About Us

Al Mashhad multi-media platform, known for numerous programs in the private sector, is headed by the famous journalist Tony Khalife along with a group of investors. Al Mashhad provides an innovative experience that transcends the boundaries of platforms to present bold and varied content based on cutting-edge technologies by mixing television and digital broadcasting.

Launched in January 2023, Al Mashhad brings change and development in the media, to engage younger generations and to benefit from the digital transformation in the region. Al Mashhad is led by an exceptional team of specialists in the field to create outstanding content that tackles the most important issues and topics for the Arab viewer in an innovative and unique manner.

Al Mashhad, which seeks to meet the needs of audiences throughout the Middle East and North Africa region, will present its content in a digital and technologically advanced style that inspires and attracts viewers with a variety of programs, including the most important and latest political, economic and sports news through tasteful and fast news bulletins, in addition to a group of talk shows and satirical criticism of the Arab reality.

Al Mashhad will present a comprehensive and unique vision designed specifically for the Arab viewer based on the presence of an exceptional distinguished team of correspondents and journalists from all over the world, in addition to the fact that Al Mashhad programs will be based on the diversity of opinions and the richness of content through interaction with the Arab viewer on social media.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV