SNA1692 - Senior Executive Producer

Division: Output
Department: Abu Dhabi Studio HQ
Section: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abu Dhabi
Closing Date: 05-Dec-2020
Job Description:

The Senior Executive Producer is in charge of a segment of Sky News Arabia's programming. During your time-slot, you will set our news coverage course - the stories we report and the way we report them. You will manage a team of EPs, Chief Sub Editors, News Producers, and Presenters. Your mission will be to produce news with panache while ensuring Sky News Arabia's editorial guidelines and values are adhered to.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with the Head of News, playing an active role in the News leadership team, the wider channel strategy, and editorial decisions.
  • Responsible for a section of Sky News Arabia's programming - either temporal or subject-specific.
  • Manages a dedicated team of producers and works closely with on-air talent, creative and studio staff to deliver distinctive and original news coverage that fulfills Sky News Arabia's ambitions and mission.
  • Works with the news desk and other output teams to cultivate a collaborative approach to news gathering and delivery across Sky News Arabia.
  • Ensuring that Sky News Arabia's editorial guidelines and values are adhered to.
  • Flexible and able to work on a shift pattern to fulfill a 24-hour news organization's needs.
  • May require to work with presenters and other journalists on location both in Abu Dhabi, within the region, or internationally.
  • Ability to effectively manage breaking news.
  • Positively cooperates and collaborates with the gallery team during news coverage & breaking news.
  • Manage team workload and team performance effectively.
Key Skills, Experience and Education:
  • Extensive experience in television news at a senior level, including outputting programs and television news production.
  • An excellent journalist with strong editorial judgment.
  • Previous experience in a large national or international broadcast news channel.
  • Experience in newsroom production systems and desktop editing.
  • Team management experience.
  • Evidence of a broad range of journalistic interests including social affairs, international politics, public policy, world business and economic affairs, Sciences, and the Arts.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience.
  • BA in journalism or another related social science major.
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph


Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy closing dates are subject to change.

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