This position is located at the Voice of America's South and Central Asia Division in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster with the Pashto Service responsible for conceiving, planning, researching, writing and broadcasting original audio/video scripts of a highly complex nature and for providing Internet content for websites.Learn more about this agency
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, Orange, Silver, Yellow, and Blue Metro lines.
INTRODUCTION TO AGENCY: The Broadcasting Board of Governors is an exciting, multi-media, multi-cultural, global media agency that carries out all United States civilian international broadcasting. Our media networks complement and reinforce one another in a shared mission vital to U.S. national interests: to inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. Our staff of dedicated professionals serve as an example of a free and independent media, bringing news, information, and relevant discussions to a weekly audience of over 278 million people worldwide in over 60 languages via radio, television, Internet, and social media.
BBG media networks include the Voice of America and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti) and three grantee organizations: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), and Radio Free Asia.
Note: This vacancy is being advertised under Delegated Examining procedures and is open to all U.S. citizens.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
~Writes news-related stories for use in radio, television or Internet posting. Prepares integrated, highly-targeted, well-balanced scripts, radio/television programs or Internet web presentations that captures the attention of the audience.
~Writes feature stories on a variety of subjects for radio, television or web posting.
~Adapts and/or translates material, which may include simultaneous translations.
~Edits broadcast segments, including stringer reports.
~Participates in the development of regularly scheduled radio or television programs. Initiates coverage of news and features, participates fully in coverage of major events and in the preparation and execution of broadcast remotes.
~Contributes to the production elements, including editing of taped material, evaluation of stringer reports and production of live air shows.
~Prepares and/or presents news and feature materials in a studio or on location for radio/television simulcast. May serve as show host.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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