Media Manager News

Location
West London
Job type
Contract
Start date
Duration
1 year fixed term contract
Working days
as required
Job details

Media Manager required for international news company based in West London.

Requires news experience 

Our client requires a Media Manager to have a full overview of all incoming & outgoing media, identifying problems and issues and escalating them if necessary. They are required to work on the Media Management desk where they will manage the server - this includes the restoration of archived clips, the pushing and pulling of content between broadcast centres, and using the deletion policy to maintain a healthy percentage of server space.

They will be part of the Broadcast Operations team that exists to support the editorial vision of the European hub of the company. Encompassing a number of roles across studio and post-production the goal of the department is to provide first class service and support in fulfilling the editorial remit of the network. 

The role :

  • Download and ingest video and audio material from a variety of sources to the server as requested. 
  • Ingest packages and footage from outside correspondents 
  • Work with Video Editors and editorial staff in the newsroom to coordinate the flow of video and production of news packages for daily broadcast. 
  • Set up daily feeds. 
  • Download shared video material from other production centres in the corporate Network. 
  • Archive locally generated material, programs and news packages. 
  • Assist outside correspondents with footage requests. 
  • Be prepared to work varied shift hours including evenings, weekends and holidays. 
  • Excel at work within a culturally and ethnically diverse staff.

Person specification:

In order to be successful in this role you must be fluent in English - written and oral. You will have extensive experience as a Media Manager and be used to the pressure of working in a news environment. You will be a team player, understanding the company vision and strategic goals and how media operations can contribute to making these happen.

Essential:

  • Experience in news media management role or similar
  • Must be acquainted with current methods of video delivery including FTP, inter-site transfer methods and direct delivery by satellite/fibre. 
  • Must be familiar with naming conventions as well as the various standards of video format, i.e. HD/SD NTSC/PAL 1080i and so on. 
  • Possess a clear understanding of TV news production including editorial, logistical and operational techniques. 
  • Knowledge of and experience with IT tools to perform these tasks is desirable. 
  • Maintain a keen focus on and awareness of global news events and personalities. 

Desirable:

  • Fluency in a second language.

Role is based on site

Rate according to experience and skills

Name
Adrian Thomas
Phone
07591 387332
E-mail
adrian@emsbroadcast.com
Job reference
AT1222MMC

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