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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | TV3 Ireland
Company:
TV3 Ireland
Position:
Political Correspondent
Location:
Dublin
Contact:
Claire Nelson
Address:
TV3, Ballymount / Leinster House
Phone:
n/a
Date Posted:
July 14th 2017
Email:
jobs @ tv3.ie

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TV3 requires a Political Correspondent

Reporting to: Head of 3News Ireland

Duration: Permanent

Location: TV3, Ballymount/Leinster House

About the role

This is a senior on-air role with the successful candidate leading 3News Ireland’s political reportage and analysis from Leinster House and the 3News hub at Ballymount. Working to the Head of 3News the Political Correspondent will have an established track record of reporting on and breaking exclusive stories in the political sphere. S/he will have an excellent contacts book across the political system and be able to work to tight deadlines servicing three channels as well as contributing to online platforms. The successful candidate will have an active social media presence and will be required to self-edit political packages as well as carrying out live analysis of the political stories of the day.


Main tasks of the role
  • Break exclusive political stories
  • Report and analyse political developments in an authoritative and compelling manner
  • Deliver stories that are factually accurate and legally watertight
  • Bring forward ideas for future news coverage
  • Be a brand ambassador for 3News and its values in Leinster House and beyond
  • Be a role model for other journalists and production staff within the organisation

About the person

The ideal candidate must have:

  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in journalism at a senior level
  • A strong track record in breaking exclusive stories
  • Credible and established on-air experience in live broadcasting
  • A deep knowledge of the Irish political system
  • The ability to work quickly and accurately to deadline pressure
  • A comprehensive contacts book
  • Proven experience in dealing with breaking news stories
  • Experience in broadcast production. Training will be provided as required
  • An authoritative and engaging on-air presence
  • A thorough knowledge of all legal issues around news broadcasting
  • Understanding of – and engagement with – digital news platforms
  • A robust work ethic that understands the need for flexibility
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Interested applicants should email their CV including a covering letter outlining why they are suitable to jobs @ tv3.ie no later than July 25th 2017. Please ensure you have “Political Correspondent” in the subject line of your email.


Apply Now / Email: jobs @ tv3.ie

Deadline: July 25th 2017





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