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New Zealand: Senior Producer - 6PM News - TVNZ

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Senior Producer - 6PM News - TVNZ

New Zealand

Contribute to the production of "6pm News" to drive improved ratings through delivering content that meets the relevant time slot and target demographic. Deliver month end results for the Commercial business area within month end close deadlines
  • Establish and maintain familiarity with the day's news through digital news sites, briefings, wire service, radio and other sources.
  • Contribute at editorial meetings to determine content and coverage and contribute to story generation and treatment.
  • Maintain flow of information to Supervising Producers and Executive Producer and ensure upward referral of contentious or unclear issues.
  • Identify breaking stories by monitoring all news sources.
  • Maintain control of communication to and from crews in the field, monitor the development of stories in the field.
  • Collaborate with the Supervising Producer to select and prioritise content Work with the Supervising Producer to coordinate all elements of the programme including story slugs, arrangement, visuals, times and other production elements.
  • Communicate needs to journalistic production team, crews, graphic artists, news presenters, directors and support staff.
  • Write programme scripts being sure to check for structure, clarity, and legal compliance
  • Contribute to improving 1 NEWS performance, winning target demographics and achieving agreed ratings target within the assigned programme.
  • Constantly look for opportunities to grow audience numbers whilst maintaining the flavour of the timeslot and identified consumer behaviour.

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