We have a vacancy in our rapidly expanding team for a full-time English language news editor for our Balkan Insight website and other BIRN publications.
Balkan Insight is published by BIRN, the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, and is the leading English language online news outlet covering the Balkan region.
BIRN is a network of independent charities operating across the Balkans. Our mission is to help develop an active and independent media working to international standards and to report on events in the region without bias or favour. We also publish Belgrade Insight and Prishtina Insight, the only English language newspapers in their respective cities.
The chosen candidate will:
- commission and edit news stories covering politics, transitional justice and social issues liaise with BIRN’s busy bureaux across the region have the skills to process work quickly and efficiently supervise and maintain the news section of Balkan Insight, and other publications, focus pages of our regional teams.
- commission and edit analysis, investigations manage and mentor our extensive pool of correspondents actively work on a further development of publications: research, analysis and reporting for internet, print, radio and TV publications develop new ideas and topics and novel approaches to our online reporting for the Balkan Insight output and all other BIRN publications.
Applications close: 30 September, 2012
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