News Programme Producer– Filled

Posted by admin No comments
Expired on: Feb 20, 2020


Position: News Programme producer



(IPE Factors: Impact & Innovation)

  • A programmes producer is one of the most integral members of any production team.
  • Takes all the elements of a newscast (packages, video, graphics, etc.) and compiles them into a cohesive show.
  • Work in conjunction with the programme studio director and producers and create the quality content for the show.
  • Ensure contents are developed using Specific programme methodology and psychology.
  • Ensure that this is carried out by meeting with the producers, programmes studio director and floor manager in daily pre-production meetings for the show.
  • Inform the producers in pre-production meetings of the direction of each show:
  • Creative treatment specifics
  • Tactical approach to interviews.
  • Maintain an excellent working relationship with the technical director and team in the control room to ensure the smooth running of the show.
  • Ensure producers work with regulatory considerations and political correctness
  • Develop creative content for shows to project commercial viability
  • Review the statistics from the show and analyse them for reports and feedback to the supervising producer on movement forward.
  • Submit reports based on these with analysis and comment.
  • Write the script for programmes
  • Organize the show, to ensure that there is good ‘flow’.
  • Gather leads for possible stories.
  • Monitor the wire agencies/network feeds for potential stories.
  • Ensure videos are edited for voice-overs.
  • Keep in touch with reporters and crew in the field in order to monitor how stories are developing.
  • Write in-show and pre-show teases.
  • Co-ordinate live shots.



    • Production skill
    • Excellent Writing Skills
    • Script Writing
    • Timeliness
    • Research-oriented
    • Coordination skill
    • Interpersonal relations skill
    • Accuracy/thoroughness
    • First degree in Mass Communication, Humanities or its equivalent. Post Graduate qualification will be an added advantage

    Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a similar position.


Job Type: Full Time
Sorry! This job has expired.