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IFTN JOB / CLASSIFIEDS LISTING | Virgin Media Television
Company:
Virgin Media Television
Position:
Producer, Current Affairs
Location:
Dublin
Contact:
Address:
Westgate Business Park, Ballymount, Dublin 24
Phone:
n/a
Date Posted:
11th September 2018
Email:
vmtjobs @ virginmedia.ie

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Job Title: Producer, Current Affairs
Responsible to: Executive Producer, Head of Factual
Liaison with: Newsroom, Technical staff

Main Purpose of Job:

TV3 is seeking an experienced producer for a busy current affairs show. The producer will be responsible for outputting live studio, booking guests, generating ideas for content, developing relationships with presenters, guests, agencies and political parties, identifying new talent and understanding the dynamics of panel discussions.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in producing interesting, engaging and editorially-sound current affairs programming. They will have a strong journalistic background as well as sound editorial judgment and a strong understanding of politics and current affairs content. This role will involve varied shifts outside of normal office hours.

Main Duties:

  • Outputting Live studio
  • Booking contributors for panel discussions & one-on-one interviews
  • Working within a team of producers and researchers in the preparation and management of high quality journalistic programming.
  • A commanding knowledge of both traditional and new television production 

The candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience working in current affairs in television / radio.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Irish political landscape will also be required together with a command of national and international social, cultural, business and economic affairs.
  • A strong contacts book
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent, proven editorial judgement
  • Excellent social media skills
  • Ability to work under pressure as part of a busy team and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Exceptional organisation skills

Applicants should email their CV and cover letter to vmtjobs @ virginmedia.ie by Wednesday the 19th of September 2018. Please include ‘Producer Current Affairs’ in the subject line.

Virgin Media Television is an equal opportunities employer


Apply Now / Email: vmtjobs @ virginmedia.ie

Deadline: 19th September 2018





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