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    Duties

    Summary

    The incumbent serves as an International Broadcaster for the Burmese Service, under the East Asia & Pacific Division, with responsibility for conceiving, planning, researching, writing, and broadcasting original audio/video scripts of a highly complex nature and for providing Internet content for web sites. Fluency in reading and speaking Burmese & English required. Background in broadcast journalism writing, editing, interviewing, and reporting.

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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

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