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London, UK: Assistant News Editor - ITV News

Job Vacancy: 
Assistant News Editor - ITV News

London, UK

Closing Date: 25th January 2022

To fulfil a number of editorial and logistical roles for the ITV News Home and Foreign Desks, working on location and supporting output and digital teams.

  • Multi-skilled with the ability to work across input, output and digital platforms
  • To work across all areas of the ITV News operation – Home, Foreign, London and the Regions
  • To assist News Editors as and when required
  • Key liaison point between newsdesk and on-the-road teams
  • Briefing reporters and crews
  • Undertaking any planning duties as and when required
  • The ability to field produce 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
  • Transcribing reporter scripts where not available in running order
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  • Being aware of copyright and access information
  • Ensure ITV News coverage reflects and showcases a diverse range of opinions, matters and communities and champions diversity.
  • 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

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