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2 x Junior Broadcast Journalists

Ilford

Job status: Contract Reporting to: Director of Productions Location: Ilford, London Hours: Full-time 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday (some flexibility may be required to work occasional weekends, bank holidays and/or additional hours) Salary: Competitive based on skills & experience Company: IC Sky 727/Virgin 838 2 x Junior Broadcast Journalists Islam Channel is the UK's largest Muslim-focused TV network, producing a wide range of programmes across a variety of disciplines: news & current affairs, business & finance, lifestyle/magazine, sport, religion, health & more. It uses multiple platforms to reach thousands of viewers in over 100 countries worldwide. Islam Channel is a creative house, often acting as the 'voice of the voiceless' for multi-cultural audiences across the globe. This means that no matter how big or small, if it matters to you it matters to us. Islam Channel is committed to building an international and culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups. The Role Can you write compelling scripts without the 'waffle'? Can you find intriguing stories and contributors relevant to a target audience? Are you capable of sourcing stories the mainstream may overlook? This is a role with Islam Channel News & Current Affairs Programming tasked with producing topical news content for a Muslim-majority audience around the world. You will be responsible for co-producing, originating, preparing and presenting news stories, reports, packages, interviews, discussions, documentaries and features. You must be comfortable using social media tools to maximise output and discover new leads or topics for discussion. The ideal candidate will thrive on the buzz of bringing both live and prerecorded programmes to air. They should feel comfortable working in a culturally diverse environment and show eagerness to work on interesting and varied projects. Knowledge of Ofcom broadcasting regulations is a serious bonus! Applicants should ideally have hands-on experience working in a media environment relevant to either current affairs and/or news with excellent written and spoken English language skills. Skills: • An interest in people, news and current affairs • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Outstanding analytical skills with the ability to absorb, extract and present sometimes complex information and make it easy-to-understand • The ability to build a rapport with contributors and to handle interactions with sensitivity, empathy and diplomacy while maintaining impartiality • A basic understanding of and/or willingness to learn about broadcast equipment and editing software (Adobe Suite) • An eye for a story, with an ability to generate original ideas and the confidence to pitch to senior editors • The ability to work under the pressure of deadlines • Tenacity, persistence, resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills. Experience: • Previous relevant experience in a similar role desired, although some training will be provided for the right people. Qualifications: • Degree level or above Application process: Please submit your cover letter and CV to recruitment@islamchannel.tv Please note: • Applicants must have the right to work in the U.K. • If you do not hear from us within two weeks, please assume your application has not been successful this time.



Date Approved

13/09/18

Deadline For Applications

31/10/18

Job Title

2 x Junior Broadcast Journalists

Location

Ilford

Salary/Rate

Competitive

Duration

Permanent

Industry

TV

Minimum Experience

Not Specified

Preferred Genre Experience

Current Affairs, News, Studio Debate, New Media
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