Current Affairs Researcher

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Maintain and expand databases of information, archive news wires, solicit information from government sources and write chronologies and biographies.

Provide Editors/ Producers with documentation to facilitate news stories and liaise with the Library to match pictures with text to facilitate story production.

Provide essential back-up to the News desk operations as appropriate.

Carry out any research relating to program's content and shoot requirements.

Arrange interviews and local shoots.

Find experts to comment on topical issues. 

Book transport for guests to and from the Channel offices.

Co-ordinate crews and their coverage daily.

Arrange photo interviews with politicians/personalities locally and abroad.

Suggest stories/interviews to the Assignment desk.

Fluent Arabic and English

Strong IT skills

Proven ability to acquire and organize information.

Good communication skills both written and oral.

High degree of accuracy.

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