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Video Producer – News UK – London


Company: News UK

Location: London

  • Full Time

News UK

London

We are: News UK is a company full of talented, dedicated and creative people. We are an ambitious and ever-growing organisation with a passion for storytelling, capturing moments, meaning and magic to make sense of the world. Our newspapers reach more than 30 million people each week and include The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. News UK is also home to Wireless, a leading UK and Irish media company boasting independent local and national radio stations.

The Role:

The Sun is seeking a sports video producer to join its video team. It is the responsibility of the video department to consistently source the best, traffic-driving, breaking news and sports footage from around the world and to produce end-to-end original content for The Sun’s digital platforms.

What we’re looking at from you:

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Outstanding video editing skills with expertise in Adobe Premiere Pro.
  • Knowledge of After Effects is an advantage but not essential.
  • The ability to film to a high standard with a variety of cameras would also be an obvious advantage.
  • They will have a huge passion for Sport – particularly football and a demonstrable wealth of knowledge.
  • They will have experience of working in a fast-paced, breaking news environment – ideally at a national level – and delivering to tight deadlines.
  • They will be adept at sourcing new and viral videos and organising all elements of production shoots both in-studio and on location as well as writing briefs for videographers and journalists.
  • They will be full of ideas on how best to produce original content for editorial and social media consumption and have a proven track record of production.
  • They will be capable of writing scripts in The Sun style and will have an understanding of what it means to let the footage tell the story.
  • An understanding of The Sun’s audience and the kinds of stories that drive traffic is essential.
  • Part of the role will involve dealing with agencies who sell video content and they will need a thorough understanding of sports rights and copyright.
  • They will also be expected to regularly deal with other departments in the business not only in digital but also in the traditional sections of the newspaper.
  • The role requires working according to events in the sporting calendar so the successful candidate will be expected to work some unsociable hours. They will need to demonstrate a full understanding of IPSO and the changing legal landscape.
  • Part of the role will involve dealing with agencies who sell video content and they will need a thorough understanding of sports rights and copyright.
  • They will also be expected to regularly deal with other departments in the business not only in digital but also in the traditional sections of the newspaper.

Equal opportunities:

The Company is an equal opportunities employer and wholeheartedly supports the principle of equal opportunities for all its employees and for all applicants for employment. It opposes all forms of discrimination in the workplace.

We are a diverse team so want to maximise every individual’s potential to create a productive environment where everyone feels valued, and where talents are fully recognised and utilised.

This means affording equal access to any employment opportunities within the Company according to your ability, without prejudice or discrimination by reason of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, disability or age.

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