Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: News Director - Associated Press

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News Director - Associated Press

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Closing Date: 26th April 2019

The Associated Press seeks an experienced journalist and newsroom leader with knowledge of South America to direct its coverage of Brazil in all media formats, based in Rio de Janeiro. Reporting to the Latin American News Director, this newsroom leader will drive coverage that is comprehensive and quick, consistently breaks news and includes distinct, richly reported enterprise in a highly competitive news environment. The Brazil News Director is a strategic leader in AP’s Latin America region and will collaborate with AP’s regional and global news leadership to set and execute AP’s strategy for coverage of the country. The successful candidate will build newsroom-to-newsroom relationships in South America with AP customers and work in concert with AP's Revenue and Products teams to meet client needs. The successful candidate must have the ability and willingness to work at night and on weekends, or as coverage demands, as AP is a 24/7 operation.

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