Online Content Producer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Channels TV

Media Production
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

- Ensure the Website is updated as often as required by posting of current updates to Website daily.

-Plan, structure, edit, report, and write news and information content for the Website and other new media platforms.

-Create, edit and arrange the text, video, audio, images and other materials that may be included on the Website.

-Getting stories daily and writing news/feature stories out of live TV programmes for the Website.

-Transcribing TV tracks into online stories.

-Prepare, re-design and re-write reports articles sent in by TV correspondents on the field to suit publication on the Website.

-Source and edit photographs that should accompany articles published on the Website.

Facilitate the editorial gathering of local Web news, writing and editing same.

-Gleaning information from various veritable sources and contacts and reproducing the material into strong compelling Web material using writing styles suitable for the Web.

-Upload Stories on the website-Word Press compliant Content Management System.

-Upload and edit videos using either offline or online software and upload same on Youtube with appropriate tags, descriptions and annotations.

-Enhance the news content on the Web with outside links, maps, slideshows.

-Convert new media content to broadcast style.

-Coordinate news editorial and technical staff to facilitate the migration of multi-media content to new media platforms, including video, audio, still photos and graphics.

-Assist in Online coverage of major news events, breaking news.

-will serve as a Google+ Hangout Producer, which includes live transmission on YouTube.

-Managing the content on different social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube).

-Manage wire feeds and publish to the Website where appropriate.

-Monitor online analytics and reporting systems.

-Applications include HTML, Flash, ASP.Net, DreamWeaver, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, and FTP programs.


-Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Computer Science or an HND Degree in related field. Training in Multimedia production will be an added advantage.

-Should have at least 3-4 years professional experience of Web production and Web content management.

-Must have aptitude in Adobe Premiere and digital audio editing.

-Expert knowledge of Web production and reporting stories.

-Solid understanding of Web standards, design and usability.

-High skilled in all areas of editing and encoding techniques.

-Position demands excellent writing skills, Web editing, interface design and Web production skills.

-Must demonstrate good journalism and writing skills as well as an understanding of current events.

-Expert knowledge of web-design tools, such as HTML, Flash, ASP.Net, DreamWeaver, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, and FTP programs (at least 2-4 years experience of using these tools).

-Must have good understanding of journalism legal principles.

-Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced newsroom environment strongly preferred.

-Excellent knowledge of Online Content-Management Systems preferred.

-Good understanding of mass media and social media.

-Must be able to multi-task, meet deadlines and ability to work under pressure as a member of a team.

-Exceptional communication and editing skills.

Eligible candidates applying for this position must be able to live and work in Lagos.

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