Job Overview

Summary

THIS POSITION HAS BEEN AMENDED TO EXTEND THE CLOSING DATE.

 

This position is located in the East Asia and Pacific Division, Korean Service at the Voice of America in Washington, DC. The incumbent translates and adapts English texts into Korean in a multimedia environment that includes radio and Internet.

 

THIS POSITION IS COVERED BY A UNION AGREEMENT

 

Note:  Budgetary conditions may delay or otherwise affect filling this vacancy.  However, all interested candidates should apply now.

 

The Broadcasting Board of Governors is conveniently located within walking distance to the Green, Yellow and Blue Metro lines.

 

INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency, is an exciting, multi cultural organization that encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. The BBG is comprised of the Voice of America, which delivers high quality, multimedia programming in 44 languages to audiences worldwide; the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti); the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.

 

This vacancy is being advertised under delegated examining procedures and is open to all U.S. Citizens. The vacancy is being concurrently advertised under Excepted Service for Non-U.S. Citizens under announcement NC-14-925.

 

NOTE:  YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS DE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.  WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED ANNOUNCEMENT.  PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT.

 

 

The Full Performance Level: 12

Duties

--Performs translates and adaptations into modern, idiomatic Korean language of a variety of centrally prepared English-language news and international political developments, sports, economy and science.

--Announces/voices a variety of news and feature program materials by pre-recording or directly on the air.

--Conducts live or taped interviews with people of interest.

--Writes news-related stories for use in radio, television or Internet posting.  

--Prepares targeted, well-balanced scripts for radio and television programs or program segments that capture the attention of the audience.

 

 

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • As necessary to report on special events.

Relocation Authorized

  • No