CNN Business Arabic is recruiting highly skilled editors who will write and review Arabic text and multimedia content to produce a top-quality business news file that would keep its broad Arabic-speaking audience, including regional business and public affairs decision-makers, on top of the information game. The successful candidates will be based in Dubai or in Cairo, reporting to the head of CNN Business Arabic news desk.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Check text, social media and multimedia content for adherence to the standards of the CNN brand for accuracy, fairness and against all kinds of unlawful discrimination.
  • Review text, social media and multimedia content prepared by desk journalists, reporters, correspondents, writers and video and infographic producers to verify factual correctness, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
  • Edit text and multimedia content to ensure clarity, fluidity, and coherence.
  • Assist journalists, reporters, correspondents, writers, and producers in writing and translating content from English.
  • Anchor, translate, edit and assist in publishing copy received from reporters and correspondents covering conferences and events.
  • Assist journalists and reporters in covering live broadcasts of conferences and news conferences.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • At least 5 years of experience in respected media organizations.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a copy editor, breaking news editor, senior business reporter, or similar role.
  • University degree in business, economics, communication social sciences, English, or related fields; a diploma in Business English a plus.
  • An excellent command of Arabic and English.
  • Excellent Arabic editorial skills.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Solid knowledge of the energy, commodities, and the financial industries, and their Arabic terminology.
  • Strong understanding of regional economics.
  • Ability to work under pressure, work early and stay late.
  • Ability to multi-task and work with a team operating from multiple locations.

To apply, please click here.

Status: Open

  • Employment

Organisation: CNN Business Arabic

Deadline: 31/01/2023

Location: Cairo, Egypt or Dubai, UAE


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