euronews, international news channel
Euronews is as well as a full multimedia platform for viewers on the move. euronews covers world news and broadcasts 24/7 thirteen services: Arabic, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Persian, Hungarian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian.
Euronews reaches 372 million households in 155 countries via cable, digital satellite and terrestrial windows. Euronews is the number 1 international news channel in Europe with more than 7 million viewers every day. Euronews is also the most watched channel amongst the European upmarket population.
euronews is recruiting
FREELANCE BILINGUAL JOURNALISTS (Ref. JBR/EN)Mother tongue Russian
RUSSIAN native, you live in France and have kept strong relationships with your home land. Reporting directly to the duty editors and the heads of programmes, you will write and mix your stories, in compliance with the editorial guidelines of the channel. You will cover live events and occasionally translate speeches into Russian live on-air. Your on screen experience allows you to go live at any moment.
Having studied journalism, you have a strong experience in the audiovisual sector, an excellent general knowledge and in depth knowledge of international politics, sport, economics, European and cultural issues. You are bilingual English and/or French, while another European language would be an additional asset. You must have a minimum of 2 years of experience in TV journalism.
Able to react quickly, you can also work to tight deadlines, respond appropriately to unexpected developments and deal with the pressure of television news environment. EuroNews broadcasts 24 hours a day, so the job entails weekend and night shifts.
Please send your application (motivation letter, CV, expectations and photo), quoting the position reference by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Service des Ressources Humaines
BP 161 - 69131 Lyon