Entertainment Editor - Producer
Myrtle Management Consultants
Lagos, Nigeria
5d ago

Job Description

  • Ensuring that selected entertainment news is accurate, easy to follow and captivating for readers.
  • Consistently keep upkeep up with recent trends in the entertainment field.
  • Attend live shows, films and concerts, and then review the performances in their show segments.
  • Develop engaging concepts and ideas for stories to be included in the entertainment section of the news.
  • Assign story ideas production team and make decisions as to the final copy.
  • Providing new ideas to incorporate into the show
  • Work with show producers to write voice overs, manage live shots, handle guest segments, and write snappy teases
  • Create production elements for scripts, including tape and graphics
  • Identify News, select video and sound bites, oversee editing, conduct interviews, and write stories for television and the internet
  • Guiding team members in the entertainment team to ensure their task and deliverables such news contributions to the entertainment news, or shows are competently , comprehensively and timely achieved.
  • Preparing operating budgets, participating in entertainment staff board meetings, and assisting with graphics concepts.
  • Qualifications

  • BA / BS in Journalism, Communications, English, or related field
  • 5 years and above of experience producing LIVE TV
  • Creative, flexible, and calm under pressure with the ability to turn their hand to News and Features.
  • Broad knowledge of current affairs and popular culture is essential.
  • Knows how to stack a rundown for broadcast
  • Creative writers who can write television entertainment scripts that are informative, conversational, and enticing to our viewers.
  • Energetic and friendly personality
  • Available to work weekdays from 6 : 30AM-3 : 30PM, sometimes later if need be, and available for station weekend events as well
  • Organization skills
  • The ability to work under constant deadlines
  • Ability to calmly handle live TV situations and changing events
  • Can multi-task under pressure
  • Demonstrated social media proficiency, especially in the field, including an active strong presence on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Additional Information

    The deadline for submission is June 30, 2022. Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Please submit a portfolio of your works along with your application.

    Remuneration is competitive

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