Program Editor

Posted On: November 27, 2017

Journalism Job

Media Organization: teleSUR

Company Description

teleSUR is a Latin American-based media outlet committed to principled journalism with a global outlook from the SOUTH.

Job Description

Coordinate and put together new bulletins and other news programmes, organizing the work of the producers, assistant programme editors, presenters, graphic artists and gallery.
Take charge of designing the rundown and ordering the news stories in the bulletin. Keep on top of the main news stories. You are responsible for the news programme and for ensuring it is competitive and crafted with quality.
Coordinate the material provided by Newsgathering, Programmes and other areas.
Assign stories and tasks to the producers and assistant programme editors.
Select video and graphic material and guide the producers as to the editorial content and audiovisual treatment required.
Direct the presenters.
Help copy edit scripts where necessary.
Preview all material before it goes to air.
Develop, alongside the Executive Producer, a strategy for attracting a growing audience.
Output the news bulletins from the gallery, working hand in hand with the technical and studio staff, ensuring the programmes run smoothly, making editorial adjustments and reordering the running order where necessary, handling 2-ways and other live events, accommodating breaking and rolling news where necessary, ensuring the programme runs to time.
Ensure quality and clarity in all aspects of the transmission, both audiovisual and in relation to content.
Be responsible for the editorial line of your programmes.

Should be very organized, with a sharp eye for detail.
Should react well in highly stressful situations, with the self-confidence to make decisions rapidly under pressure.
Should have the news sense to select stories of interest to our audience and know how to tell these stories in a coherent, compelling way.
Should have a solid command of audiovisual journalism and know how to communicate this to their team.

To Apply

Send Cover leter, resume and samples by email to Pablo Vivanco (