Multimedia Editor

at Deutsche Welle
Published June 12, 2022
Location Chennai, India
Category Media & Journalism  
Job Type Full Time  


Deutsche Welle 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 a multimedia editor (f/m/d) Tamil for Programming in Chennai as of September 2022 or as soon as possible on the basis of a freelance contract limited for two years.



Editor and VJ reporter for social media and TV/video

Actively participate in the development of social media channels in Tamil (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram); community management of the playout channels

Research topics, develop proposals for new topics and prepare them for social media and TV/video; monitor social media with analytical tools

Editing (subtitling, insertion, etc.) and approval of storyboards, video and TV contributions

Adapt English and/or Hindi language content into Tamil

Video approval of contributions for social media and TV/video

Dubbing in Tamil

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 Chennai working closely with colleagues in Germany and around the world

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


Completed university studies or comparable training

Completed traineeship or equivalent journalistic training

Several years of professional experience in a journalistic environment

Experienced handling of common internet programs, CMS and OpenMedia as well as with relevant social media channels (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram etc.)

Experience as a video reporter/VJ and mobile reporter

Experience in the creation of (web) videos

On-camera experience

Good networking skills and contacts in the Tamil language community

Very good knowledge of broadcasting and media markets

Excellent general education and modern world view

Highly flexible, willing to work shifts

Ability to work in a team, take initiative and excellent organizational skills

Clearly spoken and articulate in standard Tamil

Very good oral and written Tamil and English language skills, good Hindi skills an advantage


Interested candidates can send their CV

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