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The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster for the Hausa Service, with responsibility for conceiving, planning, researching, writing and broadcasting original audio/video scripts of a highly complex nature and for providing Internet content for the website. Work requires fluency in reading and speaking Hausa and English.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
- Writes news-related stories for use in radio, television or Internet postings. Uses a variety of sources, including area experts, daily newspapers or magazines. Prepares integrated, highly-targeted, well-balanced scripts for radio/TV program segments or Internet web presentations that captures the attention of the audience.
- Writes feature stories on a variety of subjects for radio, TV or web postings.
- 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 TV programs. Initiates coverage of news and features in consultation with senior editors. Participates fully in coverage of major events, and in the preparation and execution of broadcast remotes.
- Initiates and conducts original interviews with a wide variety of subjects and news sources.
- Voices material for or during radio and/or TV broadcasts.
- 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/TV simulcast. May serve as show host.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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