Job Opening at the Voice of America
South and Central Asia Division, Urdu Service
Entry Level: Contract Rates Negotiated Based on Qualifications
Location: Washington, DC
VOA is a 24-hour, 7 day a week news operation

VOA is part of IBB, the U.S. government's international
radio/television/Internet broadcast

Job Qualifications:

Native ability (speaking, writing and reading) in Urdu, broadcast quality
voice, fluency in
English, and excellent writing and analytical skills. Preferred academic
in broadcasting, journalism, broadcast editing, communications and
Internet development.
Familiarity with current events, international affairs and/or various
genres of South Asian
and western popular music would be an additional asset.

Potential contractors must have appropriate status to work in the U.S.

Job Description:

Contractors are engaged in various aspects of radio and television
production from writing
and translating stories to on-air presentation. They also support the VOA
Urdu website.

How to apply:

Send your resume to

Please forward anyone who may be interested.