Production Journalist
Gateshead, North East, UK
3d ago

Job Description

Production Journalist-190002A8UK-North East-Gateshead

ProductionJournalist - ITV News Tyne Tees

1x Permanent role

1 x one-year contract

We arelooking for two first-class Production Journalists, one in a staff position andone for on a 12-month contract, to join the team who make our award winningnews programmes at ITV News Tyne Tees

You will bebased in our Gateshead newsroom and be involved in television and digital newsproduction, from producing bulletins in the gallery to creating must watchonline content.

You will bea qualified and self-motivated journalist with at least three years experienceof working in a busy news environment.

You will be a proven story finder with agreat track record for bringing in news stories and ideas and part of your jobwill involve setting up stories to be filmed.

You will be able to demonstrate how you cope with a heavy workload, meetfrequent tight deadlines and work calmly under pressure.

As aqualified journalist, you’ll have first class written and verbal communicationsskills and be able to demonstrate good working relationships with colleaguesand external contacts.

You will also demonstrate good editorial judgement anduse your social media skills for newsgathering and analysis.

So, if youthrive in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same and youpossess the journalistic skills that will help us achieve our goals, we'd loveto hear from you.

Your application must include a letter of application outliningwhy you want this opportunity and what you will bring to our team.

ClosingDate : 21st January 2019

ITVis committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we stronglyencourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a DisabilityConfident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabledcandidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.

ITV,where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart ofpopular culture."


1 : Proven trackrecord in generating, researching and developing original ideas, taking acreative and accurate approach to storytelling and production.

2 : Experience of working effectively as part of a team.

3 : Strongjournalistic instinct and curiosity.

4 : A good commandof language, accurate spelling & grammar, and an eye for detail

5 : Proventrack record of working successfully to deadlines and focusing well underpressure.

6 : Anunderstanding of the importance of Diversity & Inclusion in determiningoutput.

7 : A strongknowledge of media law & compliance and the ability to exercise excellenteditorial judgement and accuracy in their writing.

8 : Experience of using Social Media as a promotional tool (Desirable).

9 : A goodknowledge of the ITV News region to which they are applying (Desirable)

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