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    Summary

    This position is located in the Burmese Service at the Voice of America in Washington, DC. The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster (Multimedia) with responsibility for conceiving, planning, researching, writing, and broadcasting original audio/video scripts of a highly complex nature and for providing Internet content for websites in the Burmese language.

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    -Writes news-related stories for use in radio, television and/or Internet posting using a variety of sources including area experts, newspapers or magazines.
    -Writes feature stories on a variety of subjects for radio, television, or web posting.
    -Prepares integrated, highly targeted, well-balanced scripts, radio or television program or program segments or Internet web presentation that captures the attention of the audience.
    -Initiates and conducts original interviews with a wide variety of subjects and news sources, some of whom may be suspicious and uncooperative.
    -Prepares and/or presents news and feature materials in a studio or on location for radio/television simulcast. May serve as show host.
    -Initiates coverage of major events, and in preparation and execution of broadcasts remotes.

    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/550872100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.