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    Summary

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

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

    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 five networks broadcasting in 61 languages including the Voice of America, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti), three grantee organizations - Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), Radio Free Asia along with the International Broadcasting Bureau which provides transmission, administrative, and other support services; and three grantee organizations. Our staff of dedicated professionals serves as an example of a free and independent media, reaching a worldwide audience of 215 million people with news, information, and relevant discussions.


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    Responsibilities

    Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

    ~As a Supervisory Investigating Editor, the incumbent leads and supervises a team of professional investigative reporters. This team is charged with developing and writing investigative stories of global interest on issues that include such topics as corruption, health hazards, environmental issues, human trafficking, cybersecurity, and Internet fraud.

    ~Ensures writers and reporters provide ambitious investigative reporting and utilize appropriate investigative tools to include analysis of documents. These documents include legal documents, government reports, regulatory reports, and databases of public records.

    ~The incumbent must supervise numerous interviews with on-the-record sources as well as, in some instances, interviews with anonymous sources and possess a keen knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act which can be used to obtain documents and data from government agencies.

    ~Collaborates and coordinates with news managers, producers, reporters and stakeholders to develop and deliver substantive stories that go beyond the surface of basic facts.

    ~Responsible for the technical adequacy, accuracy, and practicability of all work emanating from the investigative reporters and is authorized to make final decisions on content of materials and information to be disseminated.

    ~Plans, develops and implements program strategies for major investigative projects related to the mission and function of VOA.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/449674500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.