Full Time Job

Senior Digital Producer

Discovery

Auckland, New Zealand 12-07-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Overview

Newshub is a key part of Discovery NZ, providing 365 days-a-year news coverage for New Zealand. Newshub digital is the online news platform and is an important part of the daily news service

Newshub digital is a team of news producers who populate the Newshub website. We cover every aspect of news, lifestyle, entertainment and technology.

The senior digital producer role is responsible for covering more in depth news stories and requires a knowledge of areas such as politics and economics. As a senior producer you would also be responsible for mentoring younger journalists, helping them improve their general journalism skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for a senior journalist to work for one of New Zealand's largest news companies, producing digital news for its leading website.

Responsibilities
• 70% Working in a shift pattern the senior digital producers write and upload stories to the Newshub website. Stories should include, where possible, a video. Stories are either assigned by the lead editor or sourced by the senior digital producer.
• 20% Senior digital producers also source and write original content, stories or angles sourced by the producer.
• 10% Producers work closely with other areas of Newshub such as the television reporters, packaging their stories for online.
• Senior digital producers are expected to have a wide knowledge of the news environment in New Zealand and be able to cover a variety of topics.

Qualifications
• At least three years journalism experience
• Preferably a journalism degree or postgraduate qualification
• Knowledge of a CMS system is an advantage
• Must have the legal right to work

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7jno9-54-161-98-96-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.