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ABC
Ultimo, Australia

Company Profile

 


Commissioning Editor / Supervising Producer


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Job ID:

242

Location:

Ultimo, Australia 

Category:

Broadcasting, Journalism, Production
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Job Views:

429

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

01.05.2018
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Occupations:

Broadcasting: Commissioning, Scheduler
Journalism: Editor
Production: Producer

Job Description:

About ABC News

Come and join ABC News, the most respected name in news and current affairs and the nation's leading independent news service on television, radio, digital and social media. Our flagship brands and services include 7.30, Four Corners, Australian Story, AM, PM, Lateline, Foreign Correspondent, ABC News on digital and social media and ABC news channels on radio and television.

ABC News is committed to career development: we look for potential and we invest in our people to be leaders in their fields. We believe in flexible approaches to working and in building diverse and collaborative teams.

The Role
‘7.30’ - Australia’s most respected nightly TV current affairs program - is seeking a new Commissioning Editor/Supervising Producer to join its leadership team for 2018. We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic and experienced journalist to be part of the program’s senior editorial leadership team, working closely with the program’s new Executive Producer.

Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying strong original and investigative stories for ‘7.30’ to tell, helping guide them from the commissioning stage through to final delivery
  • Identifying the major news stories on a daily basis and helping drive 7.30’s editorial strategy over the short and long term
  • Story planning ahead of major upcoming events
  • Helping the team identify and land key interviews for packages
  • Helping lead 7.30’s story ideas brainstorming
  • Playing a key role in inspiring the 7.30 team to tell stories in new and contemporary styles for TV and digital platforms
  • Liaising with reporters and producers around the country on research, storytelling methods and scripting

Job Requirements:

You will have excellent journalistic skills and judgement, and a keen eye for strong and original content. As well as:
  • A strong grasp of political, social, international and economic issues
  • Excellent contact book across various fields
  • Flexible, collaborative approach. A team player with aptitude to act calmly and decisively in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

For further information contact details as below:
During January - Justin Stevens on (02) 8333 3213 or stevens.justin@abc.net.au

Recruitment Agency applications will not be accepted.


The ABC strives for equity and diversity in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on  diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.


Company Info


ABC
Ultimo, Australia

Commissioning Editor / Supervising Producer

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

242

Location:

Ultimo, Australia 

Category:

Broadcasting, Journalism, Production
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

429

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

01.05.2018
col-wide   

Occupations:

Broadcasting: Commissioning, Scheduler
Journalism: Editor
Production: Producer

Job Description:

About ABC News

Come and join ABC News, the most respected name in news and current affairs and the nation's leading independent news service on television, radio, digital and social media. Our flagship brands and services include 7.30, Four Corners, Australian Story, AM, PM, Lateline, Foreign Correspondent, ABC News on digital and social media and ABC news channels on radio and television.

ABC News is committed to career development: we look for potential and we invest in our people to be leaders in their fields. We believe in flexible approaches to working and in building diverse and collaborative teams.

The Role
‘7.30’ - Australia’s most respected nightly TV current affairs program - is seeking a new Commissioning Editor/Supervising Producer to join its leadership team for 2018. We are looking for a highly motivated, energetic and experienced journalist to be part of the program’s senior editorial leadership team, working closely with the program’s new Executive Producer.

Key Responsibilities
  • Identifying strong original and investigative stories for ‘7.30’ to tell, helping guide them from the commissioning stage through to final delivery
  • Identifying the major news stories on a daily basis and helping drive 7.30’s editorial strategy over the short and long term
  • Story planning ahead of major upcoming events
  • Helping the team identify and land key interviews for packages
  • Helping lead 7.30’s story ideas brainstorming
  • Playing a key role in inspiring the 7.30 team to tell stories in new and contemporary styles for TV and digital platforms
  • Liaising with reporters and producers around the country on research, storytelling methods and scripting

Job Requirements:

You will have excellent journalistic skills and judgement, and a keen eye for strong and original content. As well as:
  • A strong grasp of political, social, international and economic issues
  • Excellent contact book across various fields
  • Flexible, collaborative approach. A team player with aptitude to act calmly and decisively in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

For further information contact details as below:
During January - Justin Stevens on (02) 8333 3213 or stevens.justin@abc.net.au

Recruitment Agency applications will not be accepted.


The ABC strives for equity and diversity in the workplace, and to promote a culture of opportunity. Through its services the ABC seeks to represent, connect and engage with all of the Australian community. In line with our focus on  diversity, applications are strongly encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disabilities. The ABC also aims to achieve a gender-balanced workforce.