London, UK: Freelance Content Curator - Associated Press Live Choice




Job Vacancy: 
Freelance Content Curator - Associated Press Live Choice

Location: 
London, UK


FREELANCE CONTENT CURATOR - ASSOCIATED PRESS LIVE CHOICE

The Associated Press is one of the world’s largest and most trusted sources of independent news and information. Its video business has bureaux in more than 80 countries, and currently distributes global news, sport, entertainment, technology and lifestyles content to broadcast, online and mobile platforms. Video captured by AP can be seen by over half of the world’s population on any given day.
Live Choice is our multi-channel live video product – a rapidly growing service with a truly global customer base across broadcast and digital sectors.

The Live Choice Team work to ensure that AP and alternatively sourced live feeds are effectively scheduled, delivered, promoted, discoverable and aligned with customer, editorial and business needs and requirements.

The desk has the curation and delivery of live material at its core - ensuring that AP leads the market in delivering user-friendly live video content to a wide and constantly evolving customer base. The role will also include certain broader media management functions as they pertain to live content delivery.

Requirements For Freelancers:
  • Allowed to work in the UK.
  • Good editorial judgement and an understanding of how customers can use live video content.
  • A high attention to detail when scheduling and planning technical delivery of live content.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • At least a basic knowledge of video related technologies and a desire to learn specifics in relation to live video formats and delivery options.
  • Expertise in multi-tasking, prioritisation and a capability to work under pressure.
  • Ability and willingness to work effectively with people at all levels and with diverse skill sets.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English – additional languages desirable.
Previous experience in a video newsroom is desirable.

Please send your CV and links of your reports to easta@ap.org


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