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13 июля 2024, Бишкекское время 19:47

Journalist, Riga office

Open until: июля 13 2024

Please quote vacancy number: CTB123-2402


Join Our Dynamic Team of Journalists!

Are you passionate about delivering impactful stories that resonate across diverse platforms? Are you ready to be at the forefront of journalism, shaping narratives that matter? Join Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Current Time TV in Riga, Latvia as we embark on an exciting journey of journalistic excellence!

About Us:

Our mission is to promote democratic values by providing accurate, uncensored news and open debate in countries where a free press is threatened and disinformation is pervasive. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reports the facts, undaunted by pressure.

Current Time is the leading independent Russian-language television channel, providing factual news, unbiassed reporting, and engaging video content to Russian-speaking audiences. We strive to ensure people have access to accurate information in places where such access may be limited by censorship, and freedom of speech may be under threat.

Your Role:

As a journalist at RFE/RL, you'll wear many hats. From creating original content on a wide array of topics to conducting interviews in the field, your work will span across various platforms, ensuring that our audience stays informed and engaged. You'll be the voice of truth in a fast-changing world, maintaining the integrity and quality standards that define RFE/RL journalism.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Content Creation: Craft original and engaging content for multiple platforms, including radio, TV, online, social media, and print. From breaking news bulletins to in-depth features and analyses, your stories will captivate and inform our audience.
  • Field Correspondence: Act as a field correspondent, determining the focus of reports, conducting interviews, and gathering first-hand information from the frontlines of news events. Your presence in the field will bring authenticity and depth to our coverage.
  • Multi-Platform Production: Produce live, recorded, and online content, leveraging cutting-edge technologies and techniques. Whether it's moderating live discussions, recording podcasts, or creating multimedia packages, your work will resonate across various mediums.
  • Research and Analysis: Stay up-to-date with political, economic, and social developments in the target area. Conduct thorough research, sift through diverse sources, and provide insightful analysis to contextualize news stories.
  • Innovative Coverage: Explore innovative angles for coverage, ensuring relevance and resonance with our audience. From uncovering untold stories to spotlighting emerging trends, your creativity will set our journalism apart.
  • Program Coordination: Act as an editor responsible for an output segment, such as a radio or TV program, website, blog, or newspaper. Commission, select, and edit relevant material, ensuring editorial coherence and quality.
  • Professional Development: Seek opportunities for professional growth and development, both in terms of challenging assignments and training. Stay abreast of evolving journalistic practices and technologies to enhance your skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Journalism or related field.
  • 5-8 years of experience as a journalist.
  • Good familiarity with political, economic, and social situations in the broadcast area.
  • Russian (native,) Intermediate level of English proficiency.

What we offer:

  • Innovative, mission-driven international organization at a time of rapid change.
  • Hybrid work model.
  • Numerous courses and instructions for professional development.
  • Life and health insurance for the employee and health-coverage support for the family as of the 1st day of employment.

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Who we are ...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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