Associate News Producers

  • Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client in the Broadcast Media Industry urgently requires the services of a Associate News Producer who is responsible for managing newscasts from start to finish, overseeing both editorial contents of the news and how that news is produced and presented to the public. As a news producer, you will collaborate with the  Senior News Editors, reporters and anchors and will supervise the overall content and flow of news distribution.

 

Job Description

  • Gather information, stories, and pieces from team members throughout the day.
  • Collaborate with news director to select and prioritize content
  • Add stories and elements that will make the broadcast more attractive
  • Select footage and sound bites to include in broadcast to ensure consistency
  • Liaise with the production team to keep technical standards high
  • Communicate with the studio crew and anchors while on-air
  • Ensure broadcast is within time limits
  • Produce breaking news reports
  • Coordinate with creative department to develop promotion strategies for upcoming newscasts
  • Perform research on local, national, and international affairs to stay updated with current events
  • Monitor news feeds, newswires, including searching social media and engaging with reporters, to gather and evaluate relevant news and information
  • Produce rundowns for each news broadcast that meet News Central’s news aims and goals.
  • Write in-show and pre-show teases and headlines
  • Produce rundowns for each news broadcast that meet News Central’s news aims and goals.
  • Organize the news to present the most interesting pieces first.

Qualifications

  • BSc degree in journalism, mass communications or relevant field
  • 2-5 years relevant proven work experience as a news produce
  • Solid experience with digital technology
  • In-depth understanding of the production process
  • Familiarity with camera operation, sound systems and music editing
  • Ability to proofread and edit pieces
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to perform efficiently under pressure

Additional Information

Remuneration is competitive along with other benefits

The Deadline for submission is October 30, 2021. Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Further assessments will be required.