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 Chief Arabic Assignment Editor for Arabic News in the Arabic Language   Arabic Chief Assignment Editor (ACAE)
United States Based Middle East TV Network - MENA


Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area - USA




The Arabic Chief Assignment Editor (ACAE) is a key figure during the morning and afternoon meetings during which stories are selected. 

The ACAE oversees all Assignment Desk personnel and operations; monitors company-wide news operational needs; and maintains international contacts. The ACAE insures that all stories, projects, and productions are given proper logistical and planning support.

The ACAE maintains a daily file which contains press releases, story ideas, reminders of follow-ups and scheduled events, and contact information about events.

The ACAE must have has a good knowledge of the geography of the 22+ Arab speaking countries of the Middle East and North Africa, as well as a thorough knowledge of the resources and organizational structure of The Network to optimize performance and efficacy.

Essential Duties

  • Participates in the organization of daily news coverage, noting and addressing all logistical concerns.
  • Arranges for coverage of stories chosen by the Senior Management.
  • Communicates reporter assignments to Assignment Editors; and insures that crews, facilities, lines, and guest information have been arranged by Desk personnel.
  • Manage/coordinate the time and logistics to make sure selected stories are covered efficiently with the available staff demonstrating an ability to prioritize and make decisions consistent with the mission of the organization.
  • Maintain an assignment log, so that anyone in the newsroom can know the status of a particular crew simply by quickly looking at the log.
  • Follow up on all assignments.
  • Assists the Coordinating Newsroom Manager in monitoring The Network’s Journalistic Code of Ethics is adhered to.
  • Help reporters find interviews.
  • Alert management about major news events, disasters, and logistical inefficiencies or concerns.
  • Maintain knowledge of current International and US events.
    Research and assist in development of story ideas and special coverage.
  • Assist editorial staff in developing all news coverage plans.
    Maintain regular contact with news sources and production-related vendors.
  • The ACAE may contribute to the broadcast(s) by writing news stories.
    •The ACAE may be asked to perform additional duties and take on other responsibilities as dictated by events and circumstances.

  • Supervise performance and development of Assignment Editors.
  • Conduct annual performance planning (goal setting) for each department member.
  • Provide appropriate and timely on-going performance feedback to department members to continually improve the quality of performance.
  • In consultation with Human resources, prepare annual Performance Planning and Appraisal Report for department members.


  • The ability and desire to work as a full-time permanent staff employee in the DC, VA, MD area of the United States
  • Bachelors degree in journalism (or related field) or 8+ years of journalism experience.
  • Ability to communicate and translate from English to classic Arabic.
  • Must demonstrate strong news judgment and organizational skills.
  • Must have keen sense of logistics and ability to work well with others including producers, reporters, photographers, other personnel and the public.
  • Must have good creative and editorial judgment. Mastery of journalistic ethics and libel laws.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and under stress with accuracy and balance.
  • Strong people management skills.
    Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly develop sources, contacts.
  • Strong computer and database skills.
  • Exercise self-discipline and time-management skills.
  • Must be able to accommodate flexible work schedule to support 24/7 news environment, which could include overnight coverage.


Filcro Media Staffing
International TV Management Group
Director Executive Arabic Editorial Recruitment
521 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10175-1801

To Apply:

  • Please include a resume in English w/ dates of employment
  • Place the words "GM - Chief Assignment Editor" in the subject line, followed by a space and your name.
  • Resumes in Microsoft Word, PDF or Text in PC format

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