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News Producer
  • Produce dynamic and engaging news content for Sky News.
  • Be part of a high performing and collaborative team.
  • Work with some of Australia's most recognised and prestigious brands.


In your role as a News Producer you will write and produce dynamic, accurate and engaging news content for Sky News and Sky News on WIN. You will edit, assemble vision and packages for assigned stories and breaking news while ensuring all content is error free delivered to meet tight deadlines. 


What’s the role? 

  • Write copy and edit vision to create engaging and accurate news content. This includes LVOs, VSVs, live crosses, overlay, supers, straps and occasionally in-house packages.
  • Create straps, supers and other graphic elements, using VIZ.
  • Cutting overlay, LVOs and grabs using the Quantel program, and loading into ENPS shelves.
  • Line producing rundowns from the studio control room where required.
  • Liaise with reporters in the field to coordinate all aspects of their live crosses.
  • Edit packages from the field and assemble viz elements.
  • Ensuring all last-minute rundown changes are communicated to the News programme producer or Supervising Producer.
  • Ensure all content meets legal requirements, in consultation with necessary stakeholders.  
  • Complete and comply with all News Corp and ANC policies, including ANC’s Social Media Policy, News Corp Global Standards etc.  
  • Report any breaches of News Corp or ANC policies to the relevant parties.


Who you are

  • Excellent writing and editing skills.  
  • Excellent organisation and interpersonal communication.
  • Sound editorial judgement.  
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to multitask and work to strict deadlines.  
  • Flexible work schedule and understanding that this is a 24/7 newsroom that may require you to work early mornings/nights, weekends and public holidays.
  • Experience with Quantel & ENPS desirable.


What’s in it for you? 

  • An opportunity to innovate, challenge the norm and pioneer the way forward.
  • A truly collaborative environment.
  • Variety of work where no two days are the same.
  • Work with some of Australia's most recognised and prestigious brands. 
  • Make a difference as part of Australia’s most influential media organisation.


Who are we? 

Sky News is Australia’s leading 24-hour multi-channel and multi-platform news service provider.

Operated by Australian News Channel Pty Ltd (ANC), a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, its channels include Sky News Live, Sky News Weather, Sky News Extra, Sky News UK, FOX SPORTS News and Australia Channel for international audiences.

Sky News Australia also operates a national digital network reaching millions of Australians each month across digital platforms including, YouTube, Facebook and News Corp Australia websites.

Sky News Australia’s unrivalled broadcast and digital news content features award-winning journalists, exclusive insights from the biggest names in politics, ground-breaking special investigations.


What’s next? 

For further information regarding this role please contact Ayse Uyanik in the Talent Acquisition team via To apply please attach your CV using the appropriate link and ensure that you notify your current Manager if you are asked to attend an interview. Please note we will not be able to organise an interview until you've notified your current Manager.



Diversity strengthens our national teams and newsroom as we seek to tell stories that represent the communities of Australia. Our people make us unique, and so we are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or gender identity. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply! 

Job Ref: AU1234AU000059
Location: NSW - Other
Submitted: 23-05-2022 10:17 AM
Category: Editorial

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