Berlin, Germany: Live Desk Producer - Ruptly

Job Vacancy: 
Live Desk Producer - Ruptly

Berlin, Germany

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 bolder, 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 live coverage of breaking and planned news
  • Researching news stories and writing scripts
  • Finding and establishing contacts with providers of live content (host broadcasters, TV channels, production companies, freelancers and Ruptly staff)
  • Coordinating with out-of-house staff and offices
  • Clearing rights for partner content (basic knowledge of media copyright is a plus);
  • Coordinating production and distribution efforts with other newsroom departments
  • Coordinating live broadcasts with in-house technicians (MCR)
  • Handling CMS for
What we expect from you:
  • Experience in production of live (news) content in newsroom and (or) field environment
  • Familiarity with traditional and new broadcasting technologies: satellite, mobile networks, streaming over IP, social media streaming tools
  • Understanding of and interest for world news, editorial skills
  • Ability to monitor news stories and write scripts in English, other European languages is a big plus
  • Ability to multitask, staying on top of several 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 nights (rarely) may be required
What we offer:
  • A friendly, professional and motivating team
  • Multinational and dynamic work environment
  • Stable employment contract with attractive remuneration
  • Office in the heart of Berlin (Potsdamer Platz)
  • Free coffee, breakfast and fruit

Please apply to with motivation letter and CV, with subject line: FAO Olga Lozovic – Live Desk Producer job

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