* News Producer - PA

Careers: News Producer

Location: London

The Press Association is looking for a talented digital news producer for the London bureau of a leading Middle East newspaper.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with breaking news in a responsible and timely manner
  • Copytasting and prioritising stories
  • Re-writing copy to suit the publication’s style
  • Reporting and writing own copy
  • Writing interesting headlines designed to create online engagement
  • Fantastic picture selection
  • Engaging with the audience through social media
  • Presenting stories in exciting, multi-skilled ways
  • Updating and optimising the website homepage


Essential criteria

  • Must have worked in a newsroom, preferably at national level
  • Experience of working in online news
  • Excellent English and superb subbing skills
  • Wide range of interests from news and sport to culture
  • Team player but with ability to be a self-starter
  • Experience of reading analytics and applying learning


Desirable criteria:

  • Knowledge of the Middle East
  • Experience of working on a foreign news service


Professional qualifications

  • Must have journalistic qualification, including media law


Please note this role will be based in London and will involve shifts.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Lisa Mitchell, Head of Production

Email: Lisa.mitchell@pressassociation.com

Closing Date: 20 July 2018

The company encourages applications from all sectors of the community


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