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Wed Nov 26 2003

Jobs: Circassian: Broadcaster, Radio Free Europe

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Message 1: Circassian/Russian/English: Broadcaster, Radio Free Europe

Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2003 09:19:56 -0500 (EST)
From: jeffersk <jefferskrferl.org>
Subject: Circassian/Russian/English: Broadcaster, Radio Free Europe



University or Organization: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Department: North Caucasus Language Service
Rank of Job: Broadcaster
Specialty Areas: Fluent Circassian, with proficiency in Russian and
 		 English
Required Language(s): Adyghe (Code = ADY); Kabardian (Code = KAB)


Description:

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is a private, international
communications service to Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe;
the Caucasus; and Central and Southwestern Asia funded by the
U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors. We are
currently seeking a Broadcaster (Circassian language) to be part of
our North Caucasus language service. He/she will initiate, develop,
produce, and deliver news and feature stories from assigned materials
or from original research and reporting, and will be required to write
original analysis and commentary.

This position will be based in Prague, Czech Republic.

Qualifications:
- Professional fluency in Circassian
- Advanced ability to comprehend source materials and to conduct
 interviews in both Russian and English
- Demonstrated writing and analytical skills with broad knowledge of
 political, economic, and social structures of the Caucasus region
 and CIS, as well as strong general knowledge of international
 affairs
- Minimum of 4 years journalism experience
- Demonstrated strong commitment to journalistic integrity and
 objectivity
- A university degree in journalism, international relations, or a
 related field, or equivalent practical experience in one of these
 disciplines highly preferred
- Proven ability to function effectively and diplomatically with people
 from widely different national, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
- Knowledge and practical experience of radio broadcasting practices
 and techniques is desired, but not essential
- Ability to read and understand other languages spoken in the North
 Caucasus would be helpful

Excellent salary and benefits offered including relocation, housing,
and comprehensive health insurance.

To apply:
Please provide detailed resume/CV, with cover letter outlining
qualifications and salary requirements to:
E-mail: jobsrferl.org
Fax: +420-2-2112-3881

This position will remain open until best-qualified candidate is
selected.

RFE/RL is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity.



Address for Applications:

	Attn: Human Resources Manager Jeffers
	Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, m/b #25
	1 Vinohradska 110 00, P1
	Prague, 110 00
	Czech Republic 
	
	Position is open until filled


Contact Information:
	Jeffers
	Email: jobsrferl.org
	Fax: +420-2-2112-3881
	Website: http://www.rferl.org
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