Early Presenter, UTV
Location – Belfast
Maternity Cover (9 months) part-time
We are looking for an Early Presenter to join our busy news team in Belfast.
You will work as part of our Good Morning Britain opts production team, alongside a producer and director writing scripts, editing content, making check calls and setting up stories, as well as presenting them in an engaging and informative way to our early morning viewers. You will alsohave the opportunity to present our lunchtime bulletins.
Our Early Presenter will help define the look and feel of the news service online as well as on screen. You will be expected to break early stories on the web and regularly update our Twitter account. Later in the day you will participate in and contribute to production and planning meetings and providing editorial guidance and support to the rest of the news team.
You will also continue your online work by continuing to update our web site and social media accounts or edit videos for online.
As our Early Presenter you will have an outstanding track record in journalism. You will be an accomplished live performer with a clear broadcast voice, a professional on screen appearance and an approachable style and manner both on and off screen. You will have worked onscreen and off in a busy newsroom and will be familiar with all of the production tools in a digital environment.
The ability to self-edit, self-prompt and use iNews would be a distinct advantage, although training can be given in these areas. As our Early Presenter you will keep up-to-date with local, regional and national news and current affairs.. You will be the last check for potential Compliance, Legal and ITV Trust breaches so a thorough knowledge in these areas is essential.
Our people are our greatest asset and, as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to work both in front of and behind the cameras.
Closing Date –20th August 2019
ITV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.
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