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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | Virgin Media Television
Virgin Media Television
Associate Producer
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24
Date Posted:
September 7th

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The Associate Producer should be an experienced production journalist whose role is to provide direct support to the programme editor. The Associate Producer should have a great eye for detail, must ensure that the content of all bulletins is visually creative, accurate, and delivered to air on time. This is a key position that requires comprehensive knowledge of television production. The post holder will also be required to edit their own stories for air.

Specific Duties & Tasks:

  • Support the programme editor to deliver first class news stories to air
  • Work with reporters to ensure all stories are delivered to deadline
  • Act as liaison with the Graphics department to produce powerful images for studio walls to enhance each production
  • Source and produce digital news content for online platforms
  • Produce national and international news stories to a high standard
  • Check captions and graphic content
  • Engage fully with the news agenda of the day
  • Produce maps and data visuals for breaking news stories
  • Support the news desk in sourcing interviewees and stories
  • Contribute to the creative process of story-telling for daily bulletins
  • You will be expected to perform duties as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives of the Company, as directed

Skills & Expertise:

  • At least three years’ experience in broadcast journalism at a senior level
  • Strong broadcast production skills and high production values
  • A third level or professional qualification in journalism or equivalent professional experience
  • Understand the value of using data graphics in news
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A great news sense and eye for a story
  • Excellent story-telling skills, with a strong emphasis on creativity
  • An authoritative voice for delivering news stories
  • Great attention to detail
  • Knowledge of legal issues relating to television journalism
  • A thorough knowledge of Irish and international news and current affairs
  • The ability to self-edit on modern television news production systems
  • Enthusiasm and energy for broadcast news
  • An interest and understanding of publishing to social media platforms
  • A robust work ethic that recognises the need for flexibility
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • A good contacts book
  • Experience in a national television newsroom
  • A third level or professional qualification in journalism or equivalent professional experience

Click here to apply.

Virgin Media is an equal opportunities employer. Having a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business.

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