Posted On: February 10, 2012
Media Organization: Saudi Press Agency
The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) is the official Saudi government-run news agency. With operating bureaus world wide, SPA serves as the central body to collect and distribute local and international news in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and abroad.
The Saudi Press Agency, a 24-hour English and Arabic news wire service, is seeking a full-time, talented and skillful English speaker to report news from the Americas to the Middle East.
The successful candidate must have journalism experience, must demonstrate excellent writing and research skills, exhibit a deadline-driven work ethic, and a working knowledge of AP style. The ability to work cohesively as a member of team is a must. Reporters are required, as necessary, to attend all government agencies, think tanks, and news makers in Washington, DC.
A college degree is required. A strong understanding of Middle East affairs is desirable, and a broad familiarity with global issues and international relations is essential.
Salary is based on previous experience.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and 1-2 writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org Please use the subject "SPA Reporter Position."
No calls, please.