Our researchers need a good working knowledge of Arabic, in the Levantine, Aramaic, Armenian and Azeri dialects. Good translations skills into English are required and a strong telephone personality is needed. A working knowledge of communications in Syria is also an advantage.
Jourmalists should ideally have some relevant qualifications, an interest in politics, an inquiring mind and ability to converse in English and Arabic. Those who have wokred in a busy fast moving newsroom are particularly invited to apply. If you have a keen interest in the region and are looking to get experience in international radio broadcasting, this might just be the ideal environment.
Our presenters are programme
hosts and teachers as well as DJs.
They need a friendly personality,
an interest in music plus preferably
Western radio experience. You must
be willing to learn new techniques
(Full training will be given and this may
involve working in other countries
temporarilly) is desirable.
Our studio assistants help prepare the programmes technically, ensuing all audio is of good broadcast quality, equipment is working correctly. A good sense of timing is neded, as is an ability to get on with a variety of co-workers from diverse backgrounds, in presentation, journalism and administrators. The utmost patience and a calm disposition are important and a willingness to teach skills to others would be very helpful.