Position Title
SAVP, Executive Editor, Digital Media
All Asia Broadcast Centre
Date Posted
Friday, June 29, 2012
Application Deadline
Sunday, July 29, 2012


The Executive Editor, New Media is the head responsible for the all digital properties of AWANI including on the web, mobile, apps or any other spinoffs thereon. He/she will provide editorial leadership to the site. Also responsible to establish, manage and execute all editorial processes, standards, etc. Among others, the responsibilities are: ??Focus on making the site more interactive, relook / revamp the current content ??Develop, manage and execute overall editorial / content strategy to increase site reach ??Write multiple articles special reports ??Establish, manage and optimize internal editorial and content schedules ??Establish quality benchmarks and produce optimal content ??Edit content to maximize impact and results ??Identify and execute multiple cross-promotional content opportunities ??Work with sales and executive management in planning, aligning and promoting existing and new products/services via editorial avenues ??Actively research viable content through internal and external resources ??Manage the content / editorial team ??Manage and oversee the editorial department budget ??Audit editorial quality, effectiveness and results applying qualitative and quantitative techniques ??Meeting set target in support of the channel??s KPIs ??To ensure : oHighly relevant and appealing visitors oThoroughly filtered as a final checkpoint prior to the broadcast and obtaining the approval of th supervisor when deemed important/crucial or in doubt oFully compliant with the Law, licensing rights, regulartory requirements and take into consideration the sensibilities and sensitivities oPackaged accordingly to the stipulated format and branding guidelines oDelivered in high quality in a timely manner, as scheduled ??Final production i.e planning of resources, editing and re-editing scripts and material (graphics and VT), managing production and operational process and ensuring timely broadcast on the web ??Support activities aimed at increasingly visitors, awareness, revenues and establishing strong branding for the channel/IPTV

??Degree/Diploma in related field ??15 to 20 years of experience in news & current affairs ??Good knowledge of broadcast & multimedia industry ??Good understanding of production technology/equipment ??Strong thought leadership qualities ??Good social media management skills ??Good news sense ??Familiarity with news web portal & news production and multiple platforms ??Network of relevant contacts ??Experience in managing a team or a Senior Reporter who is ready to make the transition to News Editor ??Strong language & writing skills ??Bi-lingual, Malay & English, able to translate fluently & quickly ??Display managerial potential ??Good communication skills ??Mature and cool under pressure ??Proficient with Microsoft Office and Words ??Familiarity with wires services i.e APTN, Reuters, Bloomberg and the relevant machines/equipments ??Familiarity with IT and web portal

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