Editor, Co-Production at Channels Television

Channels Television is one of the 13 independent television stations currently broadcasting in Nigeria, since the Federal Government deregulated the broadcast media in 1992.Are you that candidate with the right attitude and exceptional qualities we are looking for, who will effortlessly match competence and experience with our mission, core values and work ethics?We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Editor, Co-ProductionLocation: LagosJob SummaryWe are looking for a creative and motivated Editor to lead a new Africa Unit and launch the new TV programme and digital products for African and in particular Nigerian audiences.You will need to have excellent knowledge of news in Nigeria, pan- African news, global news and an understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media news coverage as well as a real nose for original, creative journalism. The role will work closely with BBC African News Editor and news specialists across the two organizations, both domestic and in global news outlets.RequirementsTo editorially lead the launch of new TV and digital news content for Nigeria and other African countries.To lead and motivate a team of journalists to produce high quality content and to encourage original journalism and distinctive, innovative storytelling.To co-ordinate, plan, guide and inspire all coverage and lead on major news events.To be a key point of liaison with the best possible communication between the BBC and Channels TV and to ensure that editorial and legal guidelines of both broadcasters are met.Recruit, deploy, lead, manage, train and develop the staff.Work with the rest of the management team to build an open, collaborative and creative cultureTo manage commissioning and production budgets effectivelyTo work jointly with Channels TV and BBC News, particularly (BBC) Africa TV Editor, the News interactive team and Newsgathering to deliver high quality material.To work with visual journalism and production teams to develop compelling TV and digital formats.To develop a lively and engaged social media approach to news coverage working very closely with the Languages digital teams.To ensure that the potential of news is maximized in all African language output, developing new formats and styles.Seek out opportunities for more efficient ways of working in a multiplatform and multilingual environment.

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