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company name The Associated Press
location : New Delhi, Delhi
description : Date: Apr 1, 2022
Location: New Delhi, IN
Company: Associated Press
The Associated Press is an independent global news organization dedicated to factual reporting. Founded in 1846, AP today remains the most trusted source of fast, accurate, unbiased news in all formats and the essential provider of the technology and services vital to the news business. More than half the world’s population sees AP journalism every day.
The Associated Press seeks a talented multiformat journalist to cover the global environment and climate as a newsperson, based in any major city in India or the United Arab Emirates, a nation home to many people from India and Southeast Asia.
Responsibilities: Reporting to the Climate and Environment team’s news editor, this reporter will work closely with AP colleagues in India, Southeast Asia, the Gulf states and the across the globe, aiming to consistently break news and produce distinct, deeply reported enterprise about climate and the environment in all the ways it touches our lives, including science, health, business, energy and politics. While primarily a text reporter, this newsperson will be comfortable working in multiple media formats and may sometimes help do initial edits of other colleagues’ stories. The person must be and must be a self-starter who can generate ideas that resonate in India, among people from Southeast Asia and around the world. The position may involve occasional travel, and the successful candidate should be prepared to do so at short notice as news needs arise.
The successful candidate will:
have a demonstrated history of successful reporting on climate, the environment or general science, with a record of compelling work on deadline and the production of enterprise that is illuminating and impactful.
work among a team of journalists, reporters and editors to deliver spot news and enterprise coverage that breaks news, has impact and is exclusive to AP.
have strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the diverse team of journalists at the AP who operate in all formats: text, photo, video, audio, digital/social, interactive and graphics.
have a great news sense, with the ability to communicate stories that people will want to share, like and talk about on social media and other platforms.
pursue innovative coverage techniques while maintaining AP’s standards for integrity and objectivity, any must have the ability and willingness to work any shift, including at night and on weekends, or as coverage demands, as AP is a 24/7 operation
Qualifications: This correspondent must have demonstrated excellence as a journalist covering a complex and challenging beat, with a record of delivering exclusive, enlightening and distinctive stories. Prior experience reporting on climate and environment-related issues including land use, natural resources, urbanization is a plus. Applicants must be able to quickly shift gears and be able to consistently break news and report enterprise that offers readers and viewers an illuminating look at developing issues in the environment and related to climate in India. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively with colleagues and peers in teams and should have at least two years’ experience working for daily newspapers, broadcast stations, online or digital news outlets, or an AP bureau or regional desk.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
All applicants must be able to work in India or the United Arab Emirates or be able to gain permission to do so.
Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English. Fluency in Hindi, Bengali or another language spoken in India, or Arabic, a plus.
Basic proficiency in using an iPhone for photos and video is required. Advanced proficiency is a plus.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects across formats and deliver success on a complex, challenging story lines.
THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION IS APRIL 15, 2022 AT 11:59 PM EST.
AP seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity and provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable nondiscrimination laws.