London, UK: Producer - CGTN Europe Business News London

Job Vacancy: 
Producer - CGTN Europe Business News London

London, UK

Producer, CGTN Europe Business News London

In this role you will work as directed by the Executive Producer, Business News to fulfil the editorial mission of the team and its work with the overall operation of CGTN. You may also be directed by assigned senior producers.

Your duties may vary according to shift patterns and news demands and as workflow and demands on the entire team become clearer as we move from a start-up operation to a more mature and fully-integrated newsroom.

All members of the team are expected to bring the full extent of your experience and knowledge to bear on the role to the benefit of the entire team. Your expertise in specific areas – such as output producing, guest producing or forward planning — may mean you focus on some of those areas more than others but you will have exposure to all functions.

A successful candidate will:
  • Write and edit business scripts for CGTN Europe, working on a daily basis to the Line Producer Business News CGTN Europe.
  • Demonstrate experience in writing clean, accurate copy to deadline.
  • Be proficient in desktop video editing.
  • Have a strong editorial understanding of business and financial news.
  • Thrive under pressure, especially in a “start-up” broadcast centre environment.
  • Willingness to embrace the digital world and new technology.
  • Excel at work within a culturally and ethnically diverse staff.

Required Experience
  • Degree in Journalism, Communications or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in broadcast journalism with international news experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the economy, financial markets, business and tech trends, current events and international relations, especially Europe & Asia
  • Video edit proficiency with Avid. Adobe, FCP software a plus

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