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Associate TV Line Producer, Kazakh Service

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: BKA1196-2301

The Associate Line Producer supports the production team of the language service. Works closely with the Executive Editor and the Senior Producers to create programming, promos and graphics to fill the schedule. Provides all pre-conditions to bring the show successfully to air. In addition she/he assembles recorded footage into a finished project that is high quality and suitable for broadcast.



  • Participates in sourcing new daily programing, leveraging existing available content to create new on air products.
  • Works with producers to write, edit and produce promos, teases and advisories for upcoming events.
  • Uploads programs to the automated satellite playout computer system.
  • Uses journalistic acumen to create content that is targeted to the RFE/RL audience.
  • Designs 2D/3D Motion graphics for TV and web videos.
  • Edits raw video in a seamless style that enhances a story's impact.
  • Quickly grasps the production team’s needs and specifications.
  • Assembles rough video edits with logical sequencing based on drafts of scripts prepared together with producers to create flawless final cuts.
  • Smoothly inputs music, subtitles, graphics, and effects.
  • Ensures sound levels for videos are within acceptable ranges and transition smoothly between sequences.
  • Consults with stakeholders throughout the process, from pre production to post production.
  • Performs related duties as required.

Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Higher education or certificate in audio-visual studies, a related field or the equivalent in experience is preferred.


Work Experience:

  • At least 6 months of experience in non linear video editing for a news organization.
  • At least 6 months of experience with digital technology and editing software packages, mandatory.
  • At least 6 months of Newscast experience in a daily television news gathering operation, desirable.
  • At least 6 months of experience in television production, including live streaming from the field.



  • Understands FTP and codec.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut, Photoshop), desirable.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure.
  • Ability to use images and sound to achieve the producer's vision.
  • Good sense of news judgment, pace, and an eye for detail.
  • A strong portfolio and resume reel that reflects video editing work and demonstrable ability to innovate on a variety of multimedia platforms.
  • Familiarity regarding RFE/RL's target countries.
  • A proactive, can do attitude, with excellent interpersonal skills needed to build positive relationships within RFE/RL.



  • Broadcast region language native level, mandatory.
  • English language proficiency.


Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
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