Editor, News & Current Affairs

Base London
Commensurate with experience
07 Aug 2013
23 Aug 2013
Job Type

Editor, News & Current Affairs  

London Live – ESTV Ltd

Full-time. Permanent. Base London.

Salary – Commensurate with experience

If you like being talked about, don’t mind standing out from the crowd, and know your Boris from your Bromley’s, then there’s a job waiting for you on the most talked about TV launch in London for decades. London Live is the London Evening Standard’s new TV service for London and we’re seeking a multimedia-savvy Editor for our peak time News & Current Affairs output.

Available on Freeview channel 8, Sky 117, Virgin 159 and every mobile platform we can get on, London Live will provide a TV service dedicated to Londoners. Alongside our entertainment programming, we will be producing five and half hours of News and Current Affairs every day.

As the Editor, News & Current Affairs, you will play a crucial role in shaping and delivering our prime time news programming.  You will be comfortable with taking risks and actively looking to redefine how we deliver the news in order to maximise engagement with our audience.

You’ll be full of ideas and have a passion for London and the people who make it the best city in the world.

Working to the Head of News & Current Affairs Vikki Cook and the Editorial Director Stefano Hatfield, you will have a close relationship with the editorial teams at the heart of London Evening Standard, Independent and i-newspapers.

If you want an unforgettable challenge then please contact Vikki.cook@londonlive.co.uk.  Applications will not be viewed or responded to until after the closing date of Friday August 23rd.