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Assignment Desk Editor
DBTV Live (Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan)
Entertainment and Media
Career Level:
Entry Level
Job Type:
Position Open


Digital Broadcast Television Pvt. Limited (DBTV) is currently seeking Assignment Desk Editor. We are the first Internet TV in the South-Asian region. DBTV aims to disrupt the media landscape in the region with the mission of empowering each and every member of our audience with information and knowledge empowerment on crucial issues.

The job will require the following:

  • The person on duty as the assignment desk will be responsible for complete output from the desk
  • Will write tickers
  • Assigning field duties to reporters and camera persons
  • Keeping watch on news breaks and keeping the desk abreast in real time 
  • Handle all logistics including transport and other equipment
  • Will receive all major calls directed to the news room on direct access number 
  • Assign duties for the execution of immediate task
  • Write all drafts based on tickers in the absence of reporters from the news room working in the field
  • Will monitor the news from the feed from other sources including print and broadcast media
  • Manages and delegates the coverage of news items for print, broadcast, or online news media
  • Assign coverage to reporters, writers, photographers, and other news team members to reliable sources of information e.g political leaders, law enforcement, community organizations and other
  • Monitor the status of news teams and coordinate the coverage of multiple stories at once
  • Review completed work, check for accuracy, select photographs, and correct errors
  • Make decisions regarding the final layout or content of the publication or Broadcast, adding or dropping material as needed
  • Collaborate with news management and editorial team to shape newscasts
  • Communicate with management and production staff on the status of coverage and stories
  • Coordinate flow of information to digital and broadcast team simultaneously
  • Generate story ideas and assign stories
  • Any other task given as such.
  • Graduation
  • Strong time-management and communication skills
  • Detail oriented 
  • Sense of curiosity and embraces change
  • Strong familiarity with media tools 
  • Work Experience – More than 1 years
Salary Package will be according to experience.

All potential candidates that match the above skill set should apply online before the due date.

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