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Live TV Producer, Ireland AM


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Deadline: 15th February

Main Purpose of Job: Ireland AM Producers lead and direct presenters, reporters and researchers under the direction of the Series Producer. Full of ideas, they must show great initiative, sound editorial judgement & demonstrate a precise understanding of what makes informative and entertaining television.

Responsible to: Series Producer

Liaison with: Newsroom, Broadcast, Commercial and Technical Staff

Main tasks of Job

Controls programme editorial under the direction of the Series Producer
Gallery Outputs Live reacting to breaking news live on air & briefs presenters
Drives initiatives daily within team to achieve highest broadcast standards
Liaises with relevant departments optimizing planning with: news, legal, commercial, cameras, accounts and IPU
Overviews & Plans OBs, VT content and lives reports into daily show
Works with commercial department and partners to ensure that our editorial and commercial interest work to mutual benefit
Develops and Originates High Impact Editorial Series
Leads and inspires researchers to book high impact content and delegate duties appropriately
Initiates and leads Ireland AM social media activity
Responsible for administration of rosters, purchase orders, invoices.

Employee Specification


Strong demonstrable journalistic background
Exercises sound editorial judgment
Credits in news/entertainment formats
Excellent TV script writing skills
Team Leader experience
Energetic Multi-tasker who meets deadlines
Remains calm under pressure
Excellent Communication/Interpersonal Skills
Excellent IT skills
Keen Social Media user


Experience working in Daytime TV
Live TV Outputting Experience
Broadcast/Communications Degree/Masters
Editing skills

The above list is not exhaustive. You will be expected to perform duties as necessitated by your changing role and the overall business objectives of the Company, as directed.

To apply please email (with “Producer” in the subject line of your email) your CV along with a covering letter (setting out why you are suitable for this position) to denise.murphy @ to arrive no later than Monday 15th February 2016.

Apply Now / Email: denise.murphy @

Deadline: 15th February