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Berlin, Germany: Live Desk Producer - Ruptly

Job Vacancy: 
Live Desk Producer - Ruptly


Ruptly is an international multimedia news agency that provides real-time and archive visual news and live content to broadcast, digital and mobile platforms. Our mission is to offer a boulder, deeper point-of-view than the established figures of the news marketplace. We offer a forward-thinking vision, news without the blindfold on.

Your area of responsibility:
  • Organizing and monitoring live coverage of breaking and planned news
  • Researching news stories and writing scripts
  • Coordinating live broadcasts with in-house technicians (MCR)
  • Coordinating production and distribution efforts with the newsroom departments
  • Coordinating out-of-house staff and offices regarding live coverage
  • Planning production of lives
  • Finding and establishing contacts with providers of live content (host broadcasters, TV channels, production companies, freelancers, etc.)
  • Clearing rights for partner content (basic knowledge of media copyright is a plus);
  • Updating live section of Ruptly web
What we expect from you:
  • Experience in production of live (news) content in newsroom and or field environment
  • Knowledge of the basic shooting requirements, audio and video parameters, live transmitting devices, etc.
  • Familiarity with traditional and new broadcasting technologies: satellite, mobile networks, streaming over IP, social media streaming tools
  • Ownership of the excellent news judgement and the understanding of the main news events, ability to spot a good story worthy of live coverage.
  • Ability to monitor news stories and write scripts in English, other European languages is a big plus (German is a priority language)
  • Strong communication skills, team leadership experience is a plus
  • Ability to multitask, managing several short and long-term projects / stories at once
  • A capacity for teamwork, combined with self-reliance, independence, trustworthiness, good organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Willingness to do shift work, work on public holidays, weekends and occasional nights is required
What we offer:
  • Stable employment contract with attractive remuneration
  • Multinational and dynamic work environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Office in the heart of Berlin (Potsdamer Platz)
  • Free coffee/tea/water, breakfast, fruits

Please apply to with CV and motivation letter, with the subject: Application for Live Desk Producer with Ruptly

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