Friday, July 21, 2017

Multimedia Reporter ( RYV)

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Multimedia Reporter ( RYV)

Location: Headquarters (Virginia)
Position Number: 763
Number of Openings: 1


The Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc. (MBN) is seeking a Multimedia Reporter ( RYV)  for our Headquarters office in Springfield, VA.  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 Multimedia Reporter ( RYV)  is responsible for using images and other content to tell significant stories and ignite audience engagement.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Digital Multimedia Reporter include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting  the team of domestic and overseas content creators by repackaging and finalizing content to present on social media platforms to engage target audiences.
  • Presenting written, video, audio, and alternative content creatively to produce high quality, relevant stories to stimulate platform engagement.
  • Editing content, including but not limited to reports, photographs, features and interviews, ensuring compliance with MBN’s Journalistic Code of Ethics.
  • Continually examining and proposing strategies to increase engagement and work with digital teams to design and launch new products, including blogs and forums.
  • Developing editorial and production formats, workflow for live on-line content, and use digital platforms to identify significant trends. 
  • Helping define and maintain character of platforms and work with the social media team on daily postings.
  • B.A., preferably in journalism or related field
  • 2 years of professional experience, preferably in a digital environment.
  • Expertise in shooting and editing compelling online video packages.
  • Strong news judgment, high energy, and self- motivation.
  • Fluency in Arabic and sound English communications skills.
  • Competency in modern journalism tools including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Middle East and international current events.
MBN is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.

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