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Job ID 10088764 Location Istanbul, Turkey Business The Walt Disney Company (EMEA) Date posted May 21, 2024

Job Summary:

Want to be part of the most-watched television news team in Turkey? Apply now and join Now Haber to delve into the action-packed world of journalism, from field news gathering to behind-the-scenes in the live broadcast gallery. Experts in their fields will be teaching the fundamentals of television journalism and sharing their experiences throughout the course within the classroom and in practice.

It is now your time to learn, develop and make a difference! 😊

Areas of Responsibility

Key elements and required results of the role

  • Assist News&Sports department in researching, gathering, and verifying information for news stories,
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions to select news pieces to be broadcast and for new story ideas to investigate and contribute innovative concepts for news coverage,
  • Attend the courses given by Now News & Sports Team,
  • Work closely with reporters and correspondents to conduct interviews and gather footage for news segments,
  • Assist in script writing, editing, and proofreading for news broadcasts and digital platforms,
  • Support the production team and directors during live broadcasts, including coordinating live connections, following up prepared videos in line with rundown etc.
  • Monitor news feeds, social media platforms, and other sources for breaking news updates and potential story leads,
  • Perform administrative tasks as needed, including organizing files, maintaining databases, and managing correspondence.

Experience and Professional Qualifications Required

  • 4th year University students, University graduates (graduation within the past year)  or Master students,
  • Preferably enrolled in a degree program related to journalism, broadcasting, communications, or any specific field often covered in the news like economy, politics, etc.,
  • Strong interest in news media, current events, and storytelling,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with diverse colleagues,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with newsroom software and tools is a plus,
  • English proficiency is a must.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings, early mornings and weekends,
  • Must be reliable, detail-oriented, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous experience or coursework in journalism, broadcasting, or media production is preferred but not required.- Able to work full time 3 days a week in school period

Competencies Required

  • Excellent command of the Turkish language
  • Working proficiency in English
  • Team working, good communicator
  • Sound in judgment, a strong ethical disposition

About The Walt Disney Company (EMEA):

Disney EMEA aims to drive growth, innovation and brand affinity across an extremely diverse collection of countries with a team of over 6,000 employees operating in 59 markets with offices in 29 countries.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with TWDC Turkey, which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (EMEA).

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