BBC Gaelic News is looking for a Journalism Co-ordinator to support members of programme teams with the production of news articles, content and administrative duties.
- Provide production assistance on location for live and recorded events; TV gallery support e.g. auto script, timings, where required; undertake straightforward recorded interviews; co-ordinate studio guests
- Contribute programme ideas and carry out research, under supervision, in support of broadcast journalists
- Responsible for the simple operation of a variety of analogue and digital radio and TV equipment, tape editing, taking circuits, use of continuity cameras, etc.
- To work closely with the production team before, during and after the output production.
- Build and maintain contact lists and databases; research and compile source data into briefs for journalists or presenters
The Ideal Candidate
- Fluency in Gaelic
- You’ll be comfortable with different requests in fast changing situations.
- You will have a strong ability of prioritising work requests
- You will have an interest in news and current affairs, particularly with the Gaelic news audience in mind.
- You will have a good awareness of the Gaelic news output and target audience
- Ability to originate and assist with the development of programme ideas and shows an ability to assess relative merits of stories.
- Demonstrates an ability and aptitude in the use of operational, broadcast and computer-based technology
- Ability to work well within a team as well as independently and pro-actively
Role: Journalism Co-ordinator
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