Sky News – Text Producer

Location: London

Closing date: October 10th

Sky News is seeking Text Producers.

The job involves writing Breaking News and information straps, updating the scrolling ticker and sending Tweets to the channel’s Breaking News Twitter feed and is based in the Sky News studio gallery working alongside editorial and technical staff.

Applicants should hold a journalism qualification from an accredited organisation and have experience of working under pressure, preferably in a broadcast or studio environment.

Essential skills include:

· In-depth knowledge of national and international news
· Excellent writing skills
· First-class command of the English language
· Meticulous attention to detail
· Knowledge of the law and how it affects news coverage
· Ability to work under pressure
· Fast and accurate typing

Please send a CV and a separate covering letter which sets out in no more than 500 words how on-screen text can be developed at Sky News.


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