POSITION: News Producer
DEPARTMENT: Editorial Department

A2 is a CNN exclusive news channel affiliate headquartered in a major production center in Tirana.
A2 aims at raising the standards’ bar in the Albanian news and information delivery by changing the media reality and offering a fast, accurate and credible news source.
The channel will feature the latest technology in the media sector and it will rely on CNN’s expertise in training and developing its professional team.

A2, CNN exclusive news channel affiliate, is looking for both experienced professionals and talented youngsters, who are eager to learn and show highest integrity.

We are looking for an experienced professional with an editorial background and qualifications:

  • News Producer

The “News Producer’ is responsible to manage newscasts from start to finish, overseeing both editorial content of the news and how that news is produced and presented to the public.

Fluent Bilingual (spoken and written) in Albanian and English.


  • To gather information, stories and pieces from team members throughout the day,
  • To collaborate with news director to select and prioritize content,
  • To take all the elements that have been gathered throughout the day (packages, copy stories, graphics) and constructs a newscast,
  • To oversee the production and distribution of the news in online, print or TV form,
  • To write news stories, selects footage to include in broadcasts and reviewing sound bites in order to ensure smooth composition and flow of the news,
  • To liaise with the production team to keep technical standards high,
  • To communicate with the studio crew and anchors while on-air,
  • To produce breaking news reports,
  • To coordinate with creative department to develop promotion strategies for upcoming newscasts,
  • To perform research on local, national and international affairs to stay updated with current events,
  • To build a newscast, adding stories and elements that will give "flow" to the program,
  • To be vigilant to control the wires and network feeds and monitor the wire agencies/network feeds for potential stories,
  • To be a strong and very fast writer and have solid news judgment,
  • To time the show, so it starts and ends on time and contains all the commercial breaks necessary,
  • To coordinate live shots,
  • To analyze and prepare innovative graphic design and pre-production elements to make newscast more attractive,
  • To provide assistance to other news producers to organize, compile and write articles for newscast.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related field,
  • At least 4 years newsroom experience, preferably Editor or Chief editor position on newscast
  • Solid experience with digital technology,
  • In-depth understanding of the production process,
  • Familiarity with camera operation, sound systems and music editing,
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills,
  • Ability to perform efficiently under pressure,
  • May be required to work flexible hours that include evenings or weekends,
  • Highly organized and pay extraordinary attention to detail,
  • To thrive in high-stress environments and have good news judgment.

If you would like to jumpstart or enhance your career by working with A2 and our partner CNN, you are welcome to submit your application.

To apply for this role, please visit our Career website.

The closing date for applications is 30.06.2018.

Note: *All applications will be handled with full confidentiality based on the Law, No. 9887, approved by the Parliament of Albania for "Personal Data Protection".