We are looking for a colleague to work for TRT World's news and programmes departments as a programme editor to be based in London.

Job description

  • Build high-standard TV news run downs on the system and to take to air bulletins that are editorially sound and visually engaging for the audience;
  • Ensure that all bulletins or news shows regardless of the duration are freshened up and updated through the day with revised headlines, text, graphics, copy, creative and other elements etc. so that segments; time sare accurate and properly implemented;
  • React swiftly and professionally to breaking news events; to break format where appropriate; and to lead the output producers team to ensure world class coverage;
  • Have efficient and collaborative communication with the newsroom, gallery teams, anchors and newsdesk throughout the day and to be ready for short notice calls to the gallery in breaking news scenarios;
  • Mentor and upskill deputy programme editors and and producers;
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of global events and trends and proactively take part in daily editorial meetings and suggest original story ideas.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of five years of related experience;
  • Experience in building programme rundowns and live gallery television production;
  • Excellent journalism skills with strong editorial judgement;
  • Experience in television news or current affairs, including at a national or international broadcaster;
  • Experience of leading a team and managing producers to meet editorial goals and programme deadlines,
  • Knowledge of newsroom production systems and desktop editing;
  • Excellence in writing and editing programme scripts;
  • Experience of or appreciation of the benefits and difficulties of cross-platform working;
  • Evidence of a broad range of journalistic interests including social affairs, international politics, public policy, world business and economic affairs, sciences and the arts;
  • High level of proficiency in English.

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