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Senior Reporter - Investigative Video Journalist - GC000257

Company: Al Jazeera International (USA), Inc.
Location: Washington, D.C.
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Job Description:

Duties: Research, plan, and conduct field investigations, develop filming plans of action, and edit the content while

executing strong editorial judgment; maintain technical competency and proficiency as a top-tier investigative reporter

and non-linear editor; contribute to investigative story pitches, develop appropriate visualization strategies, and direct

second shooters, producers, and other staff in the creation of news packages and programs; co-produce and co-direct

exclusive stories with the highest editorial standards and coordinate with essential Al Jazeera network peers in the

News, Programs, Web, Archive, Graphics, Finance, and Travel departments, as well as other senior producers, editors,

and directors; arrange investigative logistics and ensure the proper shipping and availability of equipment and

safeguard investigative information and developing confidential story sources.

Requirements: Bachelors degree (or foreign education equivalent) in Journalism or a closely related field and five (5)

years of experience in the job offered or five (5) years of experience conducting investigations and performing live

broadcasts with major news and discussion programs;

Or, alternatively, no degree and seven (7) years of experience as stated above.

Candidate must also possess:

Two (2) years of experience producing and directing both short-form TV news media packages and long-form

documentary films from start to finish using ancillary production equipment;

Two (2) years of experience conducting comprehensive investigative journalism in regions experiencing war or conflict,

and operating as an undercover reporter in the field;

Two (2) years of experience writing complex scripts with a strong narrative arc while originating and directing

investigations into documentary film productions; and

Two (2) years of experience performing analysis of international affairs and logistical planning for investigative

productions during long-term deployments in hostile environments.

Travel consists of fifty percent (50%) of the position. Candidates must be able to travel frequently at short notice for

assignments. Trips may last for 1 week up to 1 month.

To apply, email resume to Please reference Senior Reporter - Investigative Video Journalist -

GC000257 in subject line.

Keywords: Al Jazeera International (USA), Inc. , Chantilly , Senior Reporter - Investigative Video Journalist - GC000257, Journalism / Writing / Editing , Washington, D.C., Virginia

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