Program Producer The Heat

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Program Producer The Heat GFX

The Program Producer will work as an integral member of a dynamic team to ensure the overall cohesiveness of the program and maintain the editorial and production standards of the program.

The Program Producer will assist in all aspects of the show’s development and production (pitching story ideas, quality control of production standards, writing and copy-editing scripts, input on editorial content, working with the Creative team on graphics and other visual elements, overseeing final post-production of entire episodes).

The candidate must understand and rigorously adhere to CGTN’s editorial standards and practices.

This producer will also have full show producing duties (generating show ideas; researching, writing and producing shows; taking the lead in booking guests, compiling research, drafting interview questions; securing and developing visual elements for use during interview tapings and in post-production).

The Program Producer will also act as field producer for field interviews as required and may be tasked with futures planning duties.

The Program Producer is also responsible for conducting Social media outreach.

Candidate should also be have basic technical aptitude and be able to acquit themselves quickly with our editing, recording, video archive and desktop news systems.

This individual should also be organized and possess strong communication skills as a great deal of collaboration and coordination is required with team members. All duties will be carried out under the supervision of the show’s Executive Producer.

Important Criteria to Consider for this Position:

-candidate should have talk show/magazine/experience
-candidate should have strong writing skills
-should have field production experience
-candidate should have basic technical aptitude
-candidate should be comfortable with social media use in a professional television broadcast capacity
-candidate should possess exceptional organizational and communication skills.
-Line producing shows in the control room
-Interest and knowledge of international news a plus.
-Ability to work in pressurized/deadline environments
-Team player

Qualifications/ Requirements:
• Must have at least 3-5 years network or major market newsgathering experience
• Maintain excellent oral and written communication skills
• Possess an understanding of and appreciation for a multi-national, multi-cultural work environment
• Have and maintain a clear understanding of how social media is used to cover and influence news events



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