• Multimedia Producer - Digital, ITV News

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(04/12/2018 17:31)
    Job ID
    2018-1486
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Newsrooms
    Closing Date
    17/12/2018
  • 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.

     

    We’re looking for a brilliant multi-media journalist to join our team. This role will work across ITV News digital platforms and concentrate on producing high-quality written content on the biggest news agendas. You will also secure maximum impact for ITV News’ television video material online – selling it as effectively as possible. The successful candidate will write news stories and new features, publish blogs and take on web duties, as well occasionally running the news desk. This role contains early and late shifts, including weekends.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrate distinctive judgement about digital storytelling – with confidence about what elements will resonate with an online audience and what will perform on different platforms
    • Generate ideas for stories and multimedia coverage, as well as write punchy and original headlines for social media and the website
    • Provide imaginative treatments for complex stories and present complex ideas simply and in a compelling manner
    • Ensure stories are accurate, comply with the law and relevant regulations, and work in accordance with ITN guidelines on health and safety in the office and in the field

    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 time.

    Qualifications

    • Experience of AVID Newscutter, Adobe Premiere, plus other media technology to produce high quality videos from across ITV News and regional news, is desirable
    • Work to the highest standards of spelling, punctuation and grammar across all ITV News digital platforms

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