Feature Story News (FSN) seeks to recruit a managing editor, Europe to a key position in the company’s management team.

The successful applicant will be an experienced, energetic manager, capable of working in a high-pace environment.

The managing editor, Europe will take on assignment-managing for all our bureaus in the region, as well as co-ordinating daily operations, forward planning and deployments.

The managing editor will also play a crucial role in our broadcast client relationships for the region. On air reporting experience is required.

FSN is the world's leading independent broadcast news partner. For more than 30 years, the company has provided Emmy Award-winning original, customised news coverage that is seen and heard by millions of TV viewers, radio listeners, and web users worldwide every day.

With more than 30 international bureaus, FSN supplies daily, tailored, global news content directly to a wide array of international TV, radio, and digital news networks across the globe.

FSN's news bureaus are staffed by full-time, experienced, and highly-skilled broadcast news professionals with decades of global experience.

Duties responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing FSN’s network of European bureaus
  • Assigning teams to breaking stories and deployments
  • Overseeing the production of packaged news reports and live operations in the field
  • Liaising with broadcast client requests and bureau pitching 
  • Ability to collaborate with reporters, producers, camera operators, news editors, clients
  • Forward planning 
  • Be open to critique, feedback, and training
  • Adapt well to new technology
  • Must always be available for breaking news travel and deployments across Europe, and visiting European teams and bureaus 
  • Expect to work unpredictable hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Rostering of European staff to align with client requirements  
  • Communicating regularly with FSN’s executive leadership team
  • Involvement in hiring of new staff in the Europe region 
  • On air reporting for our broadcast clients 

Position requirements:

  • Production and management experience with a news organisation
  • Ability to assign TV news stories and features
  • Ability to manage contributions to a wide range of platforms across TV, radio and digital 
  • Ability to work to deadline in a fast news environment
  • Ability to manage and work as part of a team
  • On air reporting experience

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