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    Summary

    The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster (TV/Online) in the Russian Service of the Voice of America with responsibility for anchoring live and pre-recorded TV programs and segments and delivering live on-camera remotes for interactives with VOA Russian affiliates.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    1. Produces original content, adapts VOA Central News production and available wire reports, and curates crowd-sourced materials to add value to text, audio and video content for VOA Russian's publication and programs on multiple platforms.
    2. Serves as an anchor in live or live-to-tape studio programs and live remotes for VOA Russian affiliates. Voices video packages. Initiates and conducts original on-camera or via Streambox/Skype interviews with a wide variety of subjects and news sources.
    3. As assigned, serves as video journalist, covering news events and feature stories of particular interest to target audience.
    4. Produces/creates complex original TV or online reports focusing on a wide range of issues of interest to target audience. Identifies compelling aspects of a story and synthesizes multiple sources of information, including but not limited to original research and field interviews with VIPs, Russian-speaking experts and intellectuals in the US and Europe.
    5. Continually monitors incoming wires, news and video feeds to identify relevant information and update the online content or programming materials.
    6. Uses social media tools and networks to source and verify news and information. Engages audience on all digital media platforms in communication relevant to VOA Russian service's mission.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/544725900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.