MICT - Media in Cooperation and Transition is a Berlin based media development organisation that implements projects in the Middle East, North and East Africa. Activities focus on the interplay between conflict, media coverage and reconciliation in crisis regions. MICT's services comprise the training of journalists and media producers, program and content development, production of radio programs, films and books, as well as media research and monitoring in conflict zones.
MICT trains a group of local print and radio journalists in the project countries through a combination of capacity building workshops and a continuous coaching process by an MICT editorial team based in Berlin. Together with the editorial team, the project journalists produce quality newspaper and radio pieces on current affairs in their countries. The main project countries are Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, and South Sudan.
For the new project period 2012, MICT is seeking new editorial team members, (preferably to be based in Berlin). Specifically, MICT is looking for a political editor.
Full time editor position, April – December 2012 (with possible extension until December 2013)
To be based in Berlin (80%) with field trips to the project countries (20%).
Liaison / networking
Topics / Agenda setting:
Capacity building workshops / training for local journalists
Editorial work / coaching:
Please send applications, including a letter of motivation and a CV (max. 2 pages each) to Gunnar Maul. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.