Channels TV urgently seeks an Online Content Producer to fill a position at its Headquarters in Lagos.
Job Title: Online Content Producer
Location: Channels TV, 44/48 Channels TV,
Off Lagos-Ibadan Expressway,
Isheri North, Lagos State
Position Type: Full Time
– Ensure the Website is updated as often as required by posting of current updates to Website daily.
-Plan, structure, edit, report, and write news and information content for the Website and other new media platforms.
-Create, edit and arrange the text, video, audio, images and other materials that may be included on the Website.
-Getting stories daily and writing news/feature stories out of live TV programmes for the Website.
-Transcribing TV tracks into online stories.
-Prepare, re-design and re-write reports articles sent in by TV correspondents on the field to suit publication on the Website.
-Source and edit photographs that should accompany articles published on the Website.
Facilitate the editorial gathering of local Web news, writing and editing same.
-Gleaning information from various veritable sources and contacts and reproducing the material into strong compelling Web material using writing styles suitable for the Web.
-Upload Stories on the website-Word Press compliant Content Management System.
-Upload and edit videos using either offline or online software and upload same on Youtube with appropriate tags, descriptions and annotations.
-Enhance the news content on the Web with outside links, maps, slideshows.
-Convert new media content to broadcast style.
-Coordinate news editorial and technical staff to facilitate the migration of multi-media content to new media platforms, including video, audio, still photos and graphics.
-Assist in Online coverage of major news events, breaking news.
-will serve as a Google+ Hangout Producer, which includes live transmission on YouTube.
-Managing the content on different social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube).
-Manage wire feeds and publish to the Website where appropriate.
-Monitor online analytics and reporting systems.
Qualifications and Experience:
-Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Computer Science or an HND Degree in related field. Training in Multimedia production will be an added advantage.
-Should have at least 3-4 years professional experience of Web production and Web content management.
-Must have aptitude in Adobe Premiere and digital audio editing.
-Expert knowledge of Web production and reporting stories.
-Solid understanding of Web standards, design and usability.
-High skilled in all areas of editing and encoding techniques.
-Position demands excellent writing skills, Web editing, interface design and Web production skills.
-Must demonstrate good journalism and writing skills as well as an understanding of current events.
-Must have good understanding of journalism legal principles.
-Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom environment strongly preferred.
-Excellent knowledge of Online Content-Management Systems preferred.
-Good understanding of mass media and social media.
-Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and ability to work under pressure as a member of a team.
-Exceptional communication and editing skills.
Eligible candidates applying for this position must be able to live and work in Lagos.
Send CVs to Jobs@channelstv.com
Closing date August 30, 2013
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