Deutsche Welle Job Offer: Visual Journalist

Deutsche Welle Job Offer: Visual Journalist

Visual Journalist / News Reporter (f/m/d) DW Studio Delhi
We are seeking a Visual Journalist / News Reporter (f/m/d) for the DW Studio Delhi in India as of 1 March 2024 or as soon as possible on the basis of a full-time local staff contract limited for two years.

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international public broadcaster, currently reaching an average of 320 million users across platforms per week with independent information in more than 30 languages. DW is looking for an experienced visual journalist with excellent digital storytelling skills for its Studio Delhi. This is an exciting opportunity to get on board as one of the world’s leading broadcasters strengthens its coverage in South Asia, working together with a motivated international multilingual and multiplatform team eager to focus on new innovative projects.
Your challenges

reporting on (breaking) news events for DW’s digital platforms and flagship TV programmes
live interviews, including in breaking news situations
identifying stories that are relevant to Asian and global audiences
researching and producing digital reports e.g. long explainer formats for DW News’ YouTube (wide) as well as short verticals e.g. DW News’ Insta reel and plus TV reports
organizing shoots and setting up interviews

Your qualifications

university degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent journalistic training
professional experience in visual journalism essential, including live TV reporting
familiarity with news reporting on social media platforms compulsory, ability to shoot and edit video an asset
strong writing and scripting abilities with native-level English language proficiency
keen interest in regional and south Asian politics and global current affairs and ability to explain complex Indian issues in a way that is engaging and understandable to an international audience
understanding of Germany’s place in the world and DW’s values as Germany’s international public broadcaster
a committed team player who supports colleagues and remains calm under pressure
a good organizer, creative, flexible and with an eye for detail
willing and able to work at weekends and late because of the time difference

Your benefits

inspiring and challenging tasks in an international media company
collaboration in interdisciplinary and diverse teams
an organizational culture characterized by New Work and Digital Leadership & Collaboration
promotion of diversity, inclusion and sustainability

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Weather Journalist at Graduated in English from Calicut University, and holds a Diploma in Electronics and Communication from Thiruvananthapuram Press Club and master of communication and journalism (MCJ) from Bharatiyar University with 6 years of experience in print and online media.

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