Job Details

Senior News Editor Afghanistan/Pakistan

Company name
General Dynamics Information Technology

Rockville, MD, United States

Employment Type

Editing, Media, Writing, Journalism

Posted on
Jan 28,2019

Valid Through
May 13,2019

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Job Description

The Senior Editor provides original content and copy-edits daily news items, feature articles and in-depth analyses in English for a news provision program focused on Afghanistan and Pakistan that currently publishes 5 days/week in English, Dari, Pashto, and Urdu.

Fluency in one or more of the above mentioned foreign languages, and current knowledge of Afghan and Pakistani issues, events and culture is highly preferred.

Other tasks include researching local and regional media in the region, identifying coverage angles, coordinating translations, updating associated social media platforms, devising and implementing marketing campaigns, and technical tasks utilizing locally-developed tools associated with web-based publications.

The Senior Editor will also be working with a website that focuses on Central Asia and publishes in English, Russian, and Uzbek.


Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or a related discipline.


5-8 years of related experience in writing, editing and/or journalism. Experience in the coverage region is highly preferred. Fluency in one or more of the coverage languages is highly preferred.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Requisition ID2019-53003

of Openings1

Job FunctionTechnical Operations (TechOps)

Security Clearance LevelNone

Full/Part TimeFull Time

Company info

General Dynamics Information Technology
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Company Profile
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 96,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about General Dynamics is available online at

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