We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Assistant Producer who is a self-starter bursting with ideas and ready to join this fast moving and exciting production. We want to be plugged into what people are talking about every day to make sure the programme is lively, relevant and having the right conversations. We are looking for this new member of the team to start as soon as possible.
The Assistant Producer will help produce all elements of content for the programme. They must be full of ideas and have key production skills combined with the ability to work under pressure. They will be tasked with editing and publishing pictures and clips for broadcast, producing the news review, on screen graphics and putting callers on air. They must have a strong background in journalism and knowledge of media law.
5 News delivers distinctive programmes and exclusive stories with people at the heart of them. The Assistant Programme Editor role is a mix of programme editing and writing and is a leading editorial and creative role in the 5 News team. This role requires an experienced journalist with creative ideas and sound news judgement.
This role is initially offered as a 6-month contract with a potential for extension. The anticipated start date for the position is May 2019 (alternatives will be considered).
ITN Productions are the award-winning, creative commercial division of the world-leading news and multimedia content company, ITN – you might know them better for making news with ITV, Channel 4 and 5. We are proud to be BAFTA award winning and OSCAR nominated.
‘Industry News’ produce amazing, broadcast standard news-style programmes/video in partnership with national associations, which provide constructive, accurate and positive storytelling in a compelling current affairs format.
- Our programmes give organisations a platform to voice critical industry topics
- We are specialists in 'narrowcasting' - reaching targeted B2B industry audiences
- We provide state-of-the art, broadcast standard, studios/facilities and worldwide production capabilities
An ITN Productions person is curious, smart, passionate about what they do, and they will always go the extra mile. They're risk-takers and innovators, and they are excited about the contribution they can make to a dynamically growing business that affords people autonomy and ownership. They like to challenge conventional thinking and more importantly, they like to create something amazing - it's our mission!
To maintain a high level of engineering and operational support for ITN’s broadcast systems, associated hardware and software within, MCR and Productions and all other site and operational areas that facilitate the effective and smooth running within ITN.
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 shoot and edit picture to the very highest standard. To work as part of an award-winning team to win stories across the north of England and around the world.