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Mediacorp Pte Ltd

Producer, TV News Output, Mediacorp Pte Ltd

Posted 14/01/2022 Closing date 13/02/2022

Location
Singapore

Industry
Journalism

Pay
Paid

Hours
Full Time

Media
Broadcast

Job type
Permanent

Job description

Responsibilities:
  • Contribute towards production of daily news bulletins and specials. This will include stacking the rundowns, writing stories, integrating graphics & vision to tell a compelling, relevant story
  • Direct production of news programmes by assigning stories to writers, coordinating graphics requests, planning sequences with the studio crew and executing live programs
  • Produce news packages using wire agency materials, conceptualizing & writing the scripts, integrating relevant soundbites, and cutting the package
  • Break news on air quickly and accurately. React to developing stories, amend scripts and the rundown of the show to reflect the new line-up of stories
  • Conceptualise graphics, including Augmented Reality graphics, to tell the story in a more dynamic & interactive manner
  • Identify relevant topics for interviews, and potential analysts, CEOs, news makers. Research and develop a line of questioning with the presenters, aimed at breaking news and getting scoops
  • Maintain updated knowledge of global developments by monitoring trends, competitors’ activities and viewers’ feedback, and contextualising stories for an Asian audience
  • Uphold and maintain news programme quality by performing regular checks, reviewing feedback and identifying areas for improvement necessary
  • Ensure editorial guidelines of the Company and policies set by regulators are strictly adhered to
  • As needed, vet inserts, packages and reports put together by other team-members to make sure scripts are accurate, succinct, and ready for air
Requirements:
  • Possess a relevant Degree
  • At least 2 years of journalism experience
  • Working knowledge using news room editing systems
  • Excellent command of English
  • Excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be prepared to work irregular hours
Mediacorp is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace where talent thrives. Our hiring decisions are made based on merit and fit-to-role. If you have a disability or special need which requires accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application. We will be happy to support as necessary.

Thank you for your interest and application to this role. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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