• Multimedia Producer - Digital, ITV News

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(05/10/2018 11:40)
    Job ID
    2018-1430
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Newsrooms
    Closing Date
    21/10/2018
  • Overview

    Our people are at the heart of everything we do at ITN. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of both our audience and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of a good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for all our roles. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process if this is something you want to explore.

     

    Our mission is to reach new audiences, on new platforms with new digital content. You will create content for ITV News’ digital platforms and drive growth on branded social media and our website. This role will focus on fantastic news and feature writing - clean, accurate copy written to deadline - and will include working with video. Content could come from original sources, live digital broadcasting, agency copy or be made up of user-generated content. You will secure maximum impact for ITV News’ television material online, and re-edit and clip television material with digital platforms in mind. The successful candidate will write news stories, publish blogs and take on some other web duties as well, including running the news desk. This role contains shift work, including occasional weekends.

    Responsibilities

    Produce content for all ITV News digital platforms:

    • Generate ideas for stories and multimedia coverage
    • Write punchy and original headlines for social media and the website
    • Write and edit news stories and blogs for the website using the Content Management System
    • Maintain the highest standards of spelling, punctuation and grammar
    • Edit television and agency material with social platforms in mind – securing views for our content in the digital world
    • Show distinctive judgement about digital storytelling – with confidence about what elements will resonate with an online audience and what will perform in the medium
    • Proficiency in both AVID Newscutter, Adobe Premiere, plus other media technology to produce and clip video from across ITV News and regional news

     

    Produce some original stories, interviews and coverage across a wide range of social media platforms and the website:

    • Produce innovative and creative videos from programmes including On Assignment and Tonight
    • Make engaging thumbnails and share cards for videos and written stories
    • Provide imaginative treatments for complex stories and present complex ideas simply and in a compelling manner
    • Ensure stories are accurate and comply with the law and relevant regulations
    • Work in accordance with ITN guidelines on health and safety in the office and in the field
    • Occasionally work on the output, news-desk or other teams if required following training
    • Deal professionally with members of the public and guests
    • Weekend work and unsocial hours included

    These are the main requirements of the role and is not an exhaustive list of duties. It is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over tim

    Qualifications

    • Script and edit television and agency material with social platforms in mind – securing millions of views for our content in the digital world.
    • Show proficiency in both shooting and editing video content
    • Originate and book guests, live and pre-recorded
    • Occasionally write stories for the news website
    • Work in accordance with ITN guidelines on health and safety in the office and in the field
    • Occasionally work in the field, at home and abroad, during breaking news
    • Occasional work with independent reporters or companies

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