SNA1807 - Bureau Reporter - Paris

Division: Newsgathering
Department: Paris Bureau
Section: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paris
Closing Date: 15-Oct-2022
Paris Reporter:

As part of the Paris Bureau team, you will be responsible for producing highly crafted broadcast packages and provide engaging lives for Sky News Arabia. You will also generate news-making and analytical content for Sky News Arabia's website and other digital platforms. You will initiate news stories and cover both breaking and pre-planned news. You will provide the country or regional expertise of events, working as part of an industry-leading team. Sky News Arabia will be distinguished by its excellent journalism. You may be required to work internationally and across the Middle East and North Africa.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Recognizes a news story, pursues it aggressively, researches and gathers the required material, assembles for broadcast, and narrates it clearly and confidently on-air and through written digital content.
  • Gathers news using contacts and sources through personal interviews, wire services, news briefings by the government or press releases sent by companies.
  • Follows all the latest developments and works with the bureau Journalists and Abu Dhabi newsgathering team to set the news agenda for the region.
  • Works effectively as part of a team, co-operating with other members and demonstrating a collaborative and supportive approach to achieve the result of delivering Sky News Arabia's requirements for original, distinctive journalism.
  • Works well under pressure and can cover various stories across different parts of the region when required. Equally comfortable dealing with minute-by-minute breaking news and for longer on exclusive investigations.
Key Skills, Experience and Educational:
  • A journalist with considerable reporting experience over a number of years. Articulate and confident on-air both in delivering live reports and in-studio discussion.
  • Experience in writing for digital platforms.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team by co-operating with other members by demonstrating a collaborative and supportive approach.
  • Camera / Edit experience would be an advantage.
  • Works well under pressure and for long hours.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken Arabic and English.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experiences.
  • Degree in journalism or relevant social science an advantage.
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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