• Junior Picture Editor, ITV News

    Job Locations UK-London
    Posted Date 1 week ago(13/08/2019 16:48)
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  • Overview

    To edit pictures and sound for high-quality reports and films, working to tight deadlines, and including visual and graphic effects available via the AVID system.


    • Operate ITN’s digital editing system – currently AVID NewsCutter, to a high standard
    • Develop your personal editing skills on AVID, using the full functionality of the system in a creative and innovative fashion
    • To understand all aspects of the digital workflow in the ITV News production model
    • Edit high-quality, creative reports and packages
    • Work proactively to prepare for packages or other edits by identifying relevant pictures
    • Edit breaking-news packages with little supervision
    • Edit long form films either on the day or over a longer period, if required
    • Understand compliance issues and flag these up when necessary
    • Work closely with reporters, producers and programme editors over the content, structure and deadline of edits
    • Communicate clearly with journalists, graphics and studio production staff
    • Work effectively with other parts of the production team: the graphic design team, the studio crew, ITN International and with the online production team across both ITV and London News


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


    • High level of quality editing skills
    • Ability to use digital editing in a creative and innovative fashion
    • The ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure
    • Time-management skills
    • The ability to prioritise effectively
    • A high level of computer-literacy, with the willingness and aptitude to master new digital production systems
    • A clear understanding of the workflows required for multimedia news production in a digital newsroom
    • Flexibility and the ability to adapt skills and workflows to the changing demands of multimedia news
    • Effective communication skills
    • A sound knowledge of iNews
    • A sound knowledge of how to import graphics into AVID
    • The ability to create template graphics and insert them into an edit
    • The ability to use the functionality of AVID to create visual effects and graphics
    • Willingness and ability to work on any ITN service as required
    • Ability to work with digital formats in Millbank and in the field
    • A basic understanding of media managing processes and procedures


    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.



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