Panos South Asia invites applications for the post of Editor for Panos Radio South Asia
Job title : Editor, Panos Radio South Asia
Duty Station : Kathmandu, NepalJob description
Panos Radio South Asia (PRSA) is an undertaking of Panos South Asia. In keeping with Panos South Asia’s mission to encourage and stimulate informed public debate on key developmental issues in South Asia and to ensure the effective flow of information from media in the south to the north and vice versa, and for communications and knowledge sharing for development, Panos Radio South Asia produces radio programmes that are distributed via the PRSA Internet radio (www.panosradiosouthasia.org) and Interworld Radio (IWR) (www.interworldradio.org).
Since August 2006 PRSA has been producing a fifteen minute fortnightly radio magazine “Panoscope”, and another fortnightly since September 2007, half-an-hour long radio discussion “Development Dilemmas”. Both the programmes aim to capture the voices of poor and marginalized people in South Asia on general development issues, including Panos South Asia’s five thematic areas – media pluralism, public health, conflict, environment and globalization, and mainstream them in the development processes.
The PRSA Editor will be based in Panos South Asia Media Centre, Kathmandu – the headquarters of Panos South Asia regional office – and work closely with the Panos South Asia Country Representative for Nepal and London-based IWR Editor (based in Panos London) to manage the radio productions for PRSA and IWR.
• Development and implementation of a strategy to support radio programme making in South Asia
• A masters degree from a recognized university in any relevant discipline
Application with a cover letter, a brief resume and three references can be submitted by e-mail to [email protected]. Applications should be submitted not later than15 August 2008.
Telephone inquiries will not be entertained. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. Panos South Asia reserves the rights to accept or reject any applications.
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