Programme Host / Reporter/Editor/Bureau Chief/Anchor/DJ

Programme Host / Reporter/Editor/Bureau Chief/Anchor/DJ Job in Pakistan
HumQadam TV , Pakistan

< 1 Year
40,000 - 80,000 PKR
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
Total Vacancies
10 Jobs
Posted on
Jun 30, 2016
Last Date
Oct 30, 2020

Job Description

  • Generating ideas for stories and features and following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
  • Pitching ideas to editors and commissioners;
  • Researching, verifying and collating evidence and information to support a story using relevant information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and reports;
  • Selecting appropriate locations, pictures and sound and exercising editorial judgement on the best angle from which to approach a story;
  • Identifying necessary resources and deploying and managing technical crews for location shoots, including sound operators and camera crew;
  • Providing directorial input, advising crews on what to film or record;
  • Using portable digital video (DV) cameras and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to
  • Produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • Preparing and presenting material 'on air' for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • Identifying potential interviewees, briefing them, preparing interview questions and conducting both live and recorded interviews;
  • Preparing timings for each news item and monitoring these during broadcast;
  • Deciding on the running order for bulletins and making any necessary changes during broadcast;
  • Collaborating with the editor to put together the completed programme or item;
  • Developing and maintaining local contacts and assuming a public relations role;
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Job Specification

  • An interest in people, news, current affairs and a good general knowledge;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Confidence in front of a camera and an 'on air' presence;
  • An understanding of appropriate technical equipment and relevant editing software;
  • Ability to work under pressure, both within teams and individually;
  • Outstanding analytical skills and ability to absorb, extract and present information in a clear and understandable way;
  • Ability to build rapport and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacy, while maintaining impartiality;
  • Excellent interviewing and listening skills;
  • An eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to senior editors;
  • Tenacity, persistence, resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills.

HumQadam TV

Broadcast Media - Islamabad, Pakistan
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