Media Manager News

  • Job Reference: AT0520MM
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2020
  • Recruiter: EMS technical personnel limited
  • Location: West London, London
  • Salary: £210 Per Day
  • Sector: Engineering & Technology, Broadcasting
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

A successful candidate will:


  • Download and ingest video and audio material from a variety of sources to the server as requested.
  • Ingest packages and footage from outside correspondents
  • Work with Video Editors and editorial staff in the newsroom to coordinate the flow of video and production of news packages for daily broadcast.
  • Set up daily feeds.
  • Download shared video material from other production centres in the Network.
  • Archive locally generated material, programs and news packages.
  • Assist outside correspondents with footage requests.
  • Be prepared to work varied shift hours including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Excel at work within a culturally and ethnically diverse staff.

Required Experience:


  • Must be acquainted with current methods of video delivery including FTP, inter-site transfer methods and direct delivery by satellite/fibre.
  • Must be familiar with naming conventions as well as the various standards of video format, i.e. HD/SD NTSC/PAL 1080i and so on.
  • Possess a clear understanding of TV news production including editorial, logistical and operational techniques.
  • Knowledge of and experience with IT tools to perform these tasks is desirable.
  • Maintain a keen focus on and awareness of global news events and personalities.

Shifts as required including evenings (not overnight) and weekends/public holidays


Freelance role


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