Series/Supervising Producer Current Affairs

Sydney, Australia
10 Apr, 2017 - 31 Dec, 2017

Come and join ABC News 24 to produce its flagship, nightly current affairs program The Drum. If you’re ready to develop and challenge your leadership skills within our small and busy team, this could be a perfect opportunity!
Coordinate a small editorial/production team, build and output The Drum program live each night.

Meet tight deadlines and ensure the program is as up to date as possible.
Plan future programs and oversee panel selection. Write scripts for presenters.
Stay across all breaking and major developing stories.
Liaise closely with the rest of the ABC News 24 team to ensure content remains relevant, newsworthy and timely.

About You
We are looking for a skilled, professional journalist who is also interested in stories outside the mainstream and dedicated to bring different perspectives to the table.
Excellent television writing skills and production abilities.
A proven track record producing daily news and current affairs content; experience in leading bulletin/story production.
Ability to influence, develop and guide team members; demonstrated experience working in a team environment and under pressure.
Aurora editing skills are desirable.

Applications close 28 March

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