Glasgow, UK: Assistant Producer - STV




Job Vacancy: Assistant Producer - STV

Location: Glasgow, UK

Closing Date: 13th September 2019

Key requirements of the role:
  • Anticipate and react to the news agenda to ensure we focus on the best most memorable story ideas and treatments
  • Liaise with reporters and specialists to ensure their ideas are represented and facilitated in the best way for output needs
  • Drive content of the output, generating new ideas for stories/features following leads from a variety of sources
  • Take the lead on breaking news stories and ensure all outlets are provided for
  • Work effectively with news teams around the country to ensure the best possible coverage for STV News, both for broadcast and online
  • Ensure information on future news events is gathered effectively and decisions on the future assignment of resources are taken at the appropriate time
  • Collaborate with Editors to determine which news events should be covered and who should cover each events
  • Monitor news wires and scanners to identify developing stories to cover
  • Deploy craft crews and SNGs as required liaising with technical management to plan any extra technical needs for bigger stories
  • When on longer term planning duties, deliver effective forward planning, ensuring all news programmes deliver the appropriate mix of diary and off diary coverage
  • Delivery of exclusive story content that has multi-platform needs planned in form the start of the commission
  • Develop a good contacts base
  • Provide content to appropriate editorial and production standards for STV’s broadcast and digital channels
  • Deliver effective news coverage in both live and recorded formats; ensuring story content and treatment meet the requirements of all output
  • Assisting in other aspects of the work of STV as is reasonably required

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