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News Editor needed for Mubasher.info

Monitor local media coverage, social media, coordinate with reporters, translators and assign stories to analysts for Mubasher.info.
Mubasher.info | Nasr City, Cairo | 19.01.2014

News Editor will be responsible for guiding competitive daily coverage of MENA markets. The News Editor will monitor local media coverage, social media, coordinate with reporters, translators and assign stories to analysts.

Responsibilities
? Lead a team of freelancers to break news and provide competitive daily coverage
? Monitor local media coverage in all focus markets
? Assign stories to freelancers and news analysts
? Ensure coverage of relevant events, conferences and press briefings
? Edit stories and assist with fact-checking throughout the day
? Write succinct, attention-grabbing headlines and captions
? Write high-value news analysis pieces

Qualifications
? Extensive knowledge of the MENA region politics, economies, equity markets
? Minimum five years of journalism experience or equivalent professional experience
? Experience working in a deadline-driven environment
? High proficiency in English
? Arabic preferred

To apply, send your information to daria.solovieva@directfn.com