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Executive Producer, News (Head of Video) – C5123
A unique opportunity to shape the video news output at a well-known radio station.

THE COMPANY: 

Our client is a leading media and entertainment groups which entertains millions of people every week through its radio networks, outdoor advertising and digital platforms.

 

The ROLE: 

In this role, you will be responsible for shaping the company’s news video output, working with some of the industry’s best talent, and delivering to a large and highly engaged audience across the political spectrum.


Specific responsilibities include: 

  • Develop imaginative and creative treatments for the biggest stories in news, built around the views and opinions of audience and presenters
  • Lead agenda-setting live video coverage for major news events and on-demand content
  • Help to find and establish voices who can make a powerful contribution to the national debate
  • Manage a small production team whilst working closely with the company’s wider in-house video resources. 

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE: 

With outstanding editorial judgement and practical experience of routinely setting the daily news agenda, you will have a track record of delivering original and campaigning journalism across multiple platforms. Experience as an Exec Producer (or similar level) is desirable.

 

Used to working with big personalities, you will be confident dealing with some of the most influential and opinionated talent in the media.

 

You will also have an in-depth understanding of video and its workflows, especially in newsroom, studio gallery, OB and ENG scenarios and a track record of leading and motivating a team.

 

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.

 

What to EXPECT: 

  • Searchlight only advertises active roles.
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.

 

If this role isn’t quite right, but you would like us to have your CV on file, please send it to sroffice@searchlight.com.


Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.

 

To learn more about Searchlight, see:  www.searchlight.com.