ITV Breakfast, Entertainment Producer
Our shows provide a broad mixture of content across current affairs, entertainment news and consumer issues and exclusive interviews with celebrities and the day’s news makers.
You will be responsible for sourcing relevant, appropriate and timely entertainment content as well as liaising with PR companies, TV, record and film companies. You will produce and edit VTs, research and write scripts and briefs and liaise with the LA team.
Other responsibilities will include conducting research chats with celebrity guests, writing lead-in questions for interviews, editing clips, ulays and VTs for Entertainment items, briefing crews, guests and presenters. Also talent managing guests on the live show, shooting and directing VTs (with a crew and self shooting) and forward planning and researching Entertainment news stories and events.
You will also attend production and planning meetings and liaise with all other departments including the press, promotions and web teams to co-ordinate and create promotional and online opportunities.
You will need to be an experienced Entertainment Producer. Experience of working in a live television environment is a must, preferably on a fast turnaround news magazine show. Strong organisational skills are key along with both excellent written & verbal communication and an ability to think on your feet. Crucially you must have a current and extensive contact book and a proven track record to turn around guests within a few hours. You will be passionate about television and have good knowledge of current affairs and the issues that matter to our viewers.
Proven experience in a similar role within the world of entertainment is essential.
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Closing date: 6th February 2015