• Output Producer, ITV News

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(08/10/2018 11:48)
    Job ID
    2018-1431
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Newsrooms
    Closing Date
    22/10/2018
  • 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.

     

    To produce high quality packages and other content for ITV News across including GMB, Lunchtime News, the Evening News, News At Ten and Weekend Bulletins. To contribute innovative structure, graphics and picture treatments, as well as ideas for coverage and interviews. To write engaging and scrupulously accurate scripts and lead-ins.  

    Responsibilities

    • Producing packages for reporters/correspondents
    • Writing scripts, lead-ins, headlines and subbing
    • Browse editing video for ulays, headlines and packages
    • Selecting video and sound-bites to be edited for headlines, news-belts and packages
    • Finding contributors for reports, packages and films
    • Conceiving, writing and executing graphics in packages and programmes
    • Contributing story ideas and treatments
    • Being alert to news wires and breaking stories
    • Occasional field producing including live Obs
    • Sourcing and logging picture and stills
    • Working on the ITV News website, including the updating of stories and uploading of video

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge and experience of news and current affairs
    • Attention to detail and scrupulous checking of facts
    • Well-organised
    • High-quality news judgement, good initiative and a self-starter
    • Visual flair for spotting pictures and producing graphics
    • Excellent writing ability
    • Technical adaptability and flexibility
    • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
    • Personal authority and the ability to manage a group of people
    • Calm under pressure with the ability to adapt and be flexible in both task and role
    • Ability to work to deadlines
    • Play an authoritative role in team editorial meetings, presenting ideas in a persuasive manner

    This Job Description identifies the main requirements of the role. It is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work, which will change over time.

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