Digital/Online Journalists

at Deutsche Welle
Published May 18, 2022
Location Delhi, India
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international public broadcaster, serving almost 200 million viewers, listeners and online users around the world with independent news and information in 30 languages.

 

DW is seeking English-language digital/online journalists (f/m/d) DW News for Programming in Delhi as of September 2022 or as soon as possible on the basis of a freelance contract.

 

THE ROLE

Writing international breaking news articles and headlines for dw.com in English in a variety of formats

Working with a range of sources, primarily news agencies and social media

Writing with accuracy, clarity and concision under intense time pressure

Identifying stories that are relevant to DW’s international audience

Layouting multimedia articles

Community management of DW News’ flagship Facebook and Twitter accounts

Writing compelling posts and tweets that grab users’ attention in line with the account profiles

Working closely with the online and social video teams in Delhi and Germany to steer content

Get on board as one of the world’s leading broadcasters strengthens its coverage in South Asia

Be part of an energetic new multi-platform, multi-lingual team in Delhi working closely with colleagues in Germany and around the world

Get opportunities to develop your skills and apply them as you grow your career

DESIRED PROFILE

University degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent journalistic training

Professional experience in online journalism

Experience of writing effective SEO headlines

Deep familiarity with social media as a newsgathering tool

Extensive knowledge of international politics and current affairs

Extensive understanding of the media landscape in South Asia

Commitment to teamwork, creativity and flexibility

Commitment to DW’s values of independent journalism and promoting understanding between cultures and peoples

Ability and willingness to work night shifts

Native-level command of English

German language skills a bonus

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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