Ents/News Multimedia Reporter / Video Journalist
A full-time job at Made in Leeds in Leeds
Posted 3 November, 2017 in Journalism
Here at Made in Leeds, part of the UK’s largest City TV network Made Television, we’re looking for a multi-skilled video journalists to join the staff team working across our daily award-winning programmes.
The right candidate is someone who’s as confident sat in the courtroom reporting on the day’s top story for the news as they are meeting the meerkats on screen in Tropical World for out nightly magazine programme.
You’ll have a journalistic background (ideally with experience and training in broadcast news), and knowledge and understanding of the Leeds City Region and what makes it tick. You must have a warm personality and a great charisma on screen that comes across in the content you produce for our primetime daily programmes. A willingness to get involved and an ability to bring enthusiasm to any topic is a must, whether it be filming flower arranging or mud snorkelling! You’ll be a confident self-shooter and editor who’s also prepared to get stuck into the production side of all live and pre-recorded programming – even helping out in the studio, gallery and during on-location live broadcasts.
Key Responsibilities: -Source, report on, present, film and edit packages for broadcast in our daily live news programmes and entertainment show – adjusting style, tone and content to suit the show. -Help to maintain digital output – feeding content to social media feeds when on location. -Reporting live on location – reacting to breaking news live during the programme, and also in the crowds at major city events.
Required Skills: It’s unlikely that we’d consider your application if you’re unable to fulfil the required skills below: -Trained journalist with newsroom experience (ideally BJTC or NCTJ qualified). -Confident presentation and voice over skills. -Knowledge of media law, the court process and the Ofcom Broadcasting Code. -Interest in news, current affairs and lifestyle/events – particularly in Leeds. -Good camera and editing skills, with the ability to work well under pressure. -Clean UK Driving License
Preferred Skills: -Experience in a working broadcast newsroom -Ability to edit using the Adobe Creative Cloud – namely Premiere Pro.