Multimedia Broadcast Journalist, 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: Multimedia Broadcast Journalist, Co-ProductionLocation: Lagos  DescriptionThe following job specification is intended to reflect the nature, range, and context of the work. It identifies the main requirements of the job, but is not an exhaustive list of duties.Job SummaryOur Multimedia Journalists are responsible for all aspects of news output including the production and presentation of live and recorded content, reporting, presenting, scriptwriting, packaging, translating, and compiling TV Bulletins.Multimedia Journalists produce accurate, informed and interesting news and programming.Shooting and editing complete news features.They are versatile with proven journalistic skills or equivalent experience, good on-screen presence and broadcast voice, energy, creativity, flexibility and an in-depth understanding of the news, politics, culture and social issues relevant to an African audience.In addition, all of our journalists are involved in creating digital video for our website and social platforms, and writing for our website. They work on social platforms also to promote our content and engage with our audiences. First class communication is essential.RequirementsTo report, present, research, write, translate, edit and adapt stories or programme material for News, TV, radio and online audiences.To offer original and creative ideas for multimedia content.To suggest new angles on existing stories and to put forward stories not yet covered.To work with graphic designers to produce creative and original graphics sequences.To maintain professional journalistic standards of accuracy, impartiality and fair dealing and adhering to the Station’s Editorial guidelines.To be responsible for a moving story, amending and updating material as required.To be able to freshen a story.To be responsible for studio production of live and pre-recorded programmes.To respond to breaking stories whilst on air and to resolve technical difficulties.After training, to be able to use a range of digital equipment and technology to research, write, assemble, edit and deliver Programmes and content.To ensure that the Station’s Editorial values and guidelines and all relevant legal and copyright requirements are met, asking for the support of managers in cases of difficulty or doubt.To work closely with both media organizations including other BBC African language teams, Channels TV/BBC reporters and producers across departments.All journalists may be required to work with or move to other programme teams on a multi-media basis and to have the ability to work across a range of skills.

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