London, UK: News Editor, UK Specialists - ITN

Job Vacancy: News Editor, UK Specialists - ITN

Location: London, UK


To work alongside all specialist bureaux to develop and deliver distinctive and exclusive content, overseeing and driving stories for all ITV News platforms.

  • Lead on the planning and execution of editorial projects of all genres
  • Feed into the ITV News editorial strategy and help drive the news agenda
  • Act as point of liaison for this content with senior editorial staff
  • Act as a sounding board for editorial guidance
  • Specific responsibility for developing content from the specialist bureaux
  • Exec produce original content from the bureaux
  • Deliver commissioned films from across the UK
  • Help ensure consistent delivery of commissioned content
  • Creating temporary units using existing staff to work on specific stories/issues
  • Work with the Head of UK Newsgathering to ensure editorial ambitions are achieved within the agreed resource framework
  • Line manage some of the specialist staff
  • Help undertake appraisals of key staff
  • Communicate with the Head of UK Newsgathering and Director of Newsgathering to update and discuss ongoing projects
  • Contribute to the Reflecting Our Audience initiative
  • Understand and embrace ITV News digital strategy and objectives
  • Understand and work with the objectives of One ITV partnerships
  • Ensure legal compliance on all editorial and content issues

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