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Industry:Television
Contract Type:Internship/traineeship
Salary or training bursary: London Living Wage
Contract
Duration:
12 months
full-time
Company:Sky News
Location:London
Eligibility:
Positive Action Scheme
Apply by:16/04/2021 - 23:59
Term:full-time

Assistant Digital Producer & Assistant Audio and Podcast Producer (x2)

Love digital media? Keen to learn from the expertise of renowned digital, radio and podcast producers and reporters? If so, then don’t miss this opportunity to join an unrivalled breaking news service…

Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company with over 24 million customers across six countries. They are proud to be part of the Comcast group. Sky’s 32,000 employees help connect their customers to the very best entertainment, sports, news, arts and to their own local, original content. Sky News is a world-class breaking news service. They report on a broad range of stories in the UK and around the world, putting people at the centre of storytelling.

Sky News is excited to announce they are looking for two enthusiastic individuals to join their dynamic team for 12 months. You will undertake two roles during your placement with 6 months as an Assistant Digital Producer, and the other as an Assistant Audio and Podcast Producer. Throughout this unique opportunity you will be supported by passionate colleagues along the way and learn how to deliver high-quality news coverage across Sky News’ 24-hour multi-platform news operation.  

What you will learn

Assistant Digital Producer 

  • Develop your researching, writing and editing skills for digital and broadcast formats
  • Learn production techniques and desktop editing to give your content that extra flair
  • Learn how to source and fact-check information
  • Gain access to exclusive learning tools from workshops to over 12,000 LinkedIn Learning courses to support your development
  • Come up with imaginative ideas for stories and contributors which help give Sky News the edge
  • Learn how a leading entertainment company compile the news from planning, research and writing, to the finished piece of content
  • Work alongside their talented teams to create original and exciting content
  • You will learn how to deliver high quality coverage of news stories across their 24-hour multi-platform news operation

Assistant Audio and Podcast Producer

  • Learn how a leading entertainment company compile the news from planning, research and writing, to the finished piece of content
  • Work alongside their talented teams to create original and exciting content
  • You will learn how to deliver high quality coverage of news stories across their 24-hour multi-platform news operation

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Be a graduate of any discipline or a third-year university student
  • Demonstrable interest in the news
  • Genuine interest and curiosity in learning how to find, research and tell stories
  • A desire for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ready for a challenge and keen to achieve more
  • Excited to work in a fast-paced, 24-hour news environment

To Apply

  • Upload your CV and cover letter as one document (applications without a tailored cover letter will NOT be accepted)
  • Please do not contact the company directly

Sky are holding an insight day on 17th March for those keen to find out more about content at Sky. If you would like to attend you can sign up at https://careers.sky.com/earlycareers/

This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group which is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, people with disabilities and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.