Jobs at Channels TV For Online Content Producer

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Channels TV, 44/48 Channels TV,
Off Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Isheri North, Lagos State

Job Description

Channels TV urgently seeks an Online Content Producer to fill a position at its Headquarters in Lagos.
Position Type: Full Time

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Applications include HTML, Flash, ASP.Net, DreamWeaver, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, and FTP programs.
  • 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 Youtubewith appropriate tags, descriptions and annotations.
  • Enhance the news content on the Web with outside links, maps, slideshows.
  • Convert new media content to broadcast style.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Expert knowledge of web-design tools, such as HTML, Flash, ASP.Net, DreamWeaver, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, and FTP programs (at least 2-4 years experience of using these tools).
  • Must have good understanding of journalism legal principles.
  • 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.
  • 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.

How to Apply

Please do send your CV to jobs@channelstv.com

OR

Click here to Apply Online

NOTE: Eligible candidates applying for this position must be able to live and work in Lagos.

Deadline

30 August, 2013