Singapore: Producer, International News - Mediacorp




Job Vacancy: 
Producer, International News (1-Year Contract) - Mediacorp

Location: 
Singapore



Description
  • Contribute towards production of daily news bulletins and specials. This will include stacking the rundowns, writing stories, integrating graphics & vision to tell a compelling, relevant story.
  • Direct production of news programmes by assigning stories to writers, coordinating graphics requests, planning sequences with the studio crew and executing live programs.
  • Produce news packages using wire agency materials, conceptualizing & writing the scripts, integrating relevant soundbites, and cutting the package.
  • Break news on air quickly and accurately. React to developing stories, amend scripts and the rundown of the show to reflect the new line-up of stories.
  • Conceptualise graphics, including Augmented Reality graphics, to tell the story in a more dynamic & interactive manner.
  • Identify relevant topics for interviews, and potential analysts, CEOs, news makers. Research and develop a line of questioning with the presenters, aimed at breaking news and getting scoops.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of global developments by monitoring trends, competitors’ activities and viewers’ feedback, and contextualising stories for an Asian audience.
  • Uphold and maintain news programme quality by performing regular checks, reviewing feedback and identifying areas for improvement necessary.
  • Ensure editorial guidelines of the Company and policies set by regulators are strictly adhered to.
  • As needed, vet inserts, packages and reports put together by other team-members to make sure scripts are accurate, succinct, and ready for air.

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