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London, UK: Assistant News Editor - ITV News

Job Vacancy: 
Assistant News Editor - 12 Month FTC - ITV News

London, UK

Closing Date: 13th July 2020

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 fulfil a number of editorial and logistical roles for the ITV News Home and Foreign Desks, working on location and supporting the Output team as and when required. This role may involve research, the processing of stills and provision of a high-quality service to international clients.

  • To assist News Editors as and when required
  • To answer newsdesk phones, dealing with callers and prioritising information
  • Passing on information in a clear and concise manner
  • Coordinate the assignment of crews
  • Key liaison point between newsdesk and on-the-road teams
  • Briefing reporters and crews
  • Undertaking any planning duties as and when required
  • Transcribing reporter scripts where not available in running order
  • Logging picture
  • Being aware of copyright and access information
  • Attachment to programme teams for Output Producer experience
  • Researching, locating and negotiating the acquisition of stills
  • Fielding queries and facilitating special commissions from external clients
  • Pursue and liaise with any potential guests or contributors
  • To work across all areas of the ITV News operation – Home, Foreign, London and the Regions
  • Understanding the importance of fast, accurate and detailed logging of material and absolute compliance with ITN policy on clip coding

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Posted on TVZ: 30th June 2020
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