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Geneva, Switzerland: Public Information Officer, Multimedia News Producer - UN

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Job Vacancy: Public Information Officer, Multimedia News Producer - UN (Temporary Job Opening)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Org. Setting and Reporting
This post is located in the Radio and Television Section of the UN Information Service in Geneva.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Radio and Television Section, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Initiates news coverage and features programme ideas on UN priority activities in Geneva (and in similar time zones in the field to take advantage of Geneva's position in the 24-hour news cycle);
  • Covers meetings, press conferences and other newsworthy events;
  • researches, writes, produces and broadcasts radio, television and multimedia news, on the global activities of the United Nations;
  • Writes and/or produces multimedia news coverage in support of UNTV/Unifeed, UN News Centre and UN Geneva social media platforms;
  • Monitors, on a daily basis, the activities of organizations, funds and programmes within the UN system;
  • Initiates contact and liaises with substantive departments of the United Nations system and other relevant sources on topical issues for programming;
  • Conducts interviews, gathers audio and other multimedia material, performs audio and video editing and management of sound files;
  • Undertakes digital editing and recording;
  • Contributes to updating relevant UN news webpages on the UN global and UN Geneva websites, as appropriate;
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
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