IAM1086 - TV Programs Manager

Job Category: In-House Production
Location: UAE - Dubai
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date 30-Jul-2023
About the Role:

Info Arab Media FZ-LLC / Al Mashhad is seeking a TV Programs Manager to be responsible for leading the team through the creative development, and production of assigned political programs; ensuring content, look and feel complies with Almashhad Editorial guidline and directions.

Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate is expected to perform the following tasks:


  • Supervise program pilots and pitch content elements to further develop shows or topics.
  • Updates the Head of News and Programs on all attributes of the broadcasts under their portfolio.
  • Supervises the content and creative flow of specific broadcasts.
  • Develops formats and concepts for new shows and programming forms in support of Almashhad’s strategy.
  • Implements the approved programming strategy through program development, production and content acquisition.
  • Oversees program scheduling, grid management planning, and operations, including quarterly reviews, planning forums, and management of breaking news and other unanticipated programming changes.
  • Actively conduct the department editorial meetings.
  • Approve all script for all programs in their portfolio.
  • Obtains legal and editorial clearances from the concerned parties.


Qualifications & Experience:
  • B.A. in Journalism or related field.
  • At least 10 years of television experience, including programming and production experience.
  • Demonstrated creativity and leadership skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to cultivate relationships and communicate effectively with internal and external clients.
  • Fluency in classic standard Arabic and English.
  • Knowledge of the media environment in the target region.


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