Journalist (Producer), BBC Radio Nottingham

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  • Nottingham
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With a lively sound and a strong connection with our audience, at BBC Radio Nottingham we pride ourselves on our consistent creativity and innovation. So we are looking for a creative and innovative producer to bring their dynamism and energy to Mark Dennison’s weekday mid-morning show.

Main Responsibilities

You’ll work alongside Mark as part of his production team developing content and treatment ideas which will surprise and engage Mark’s audience. You’ll know from where to source fresh and entertaining stories and features.  You’ll absolutely fizz with ideas and thrive on taking creative risks – so you’ll need be able to clearly show us how you’ve done this in the past.  You’ll also be able demonstrate confident editorial judgement. And, crucially, you’ll be able to demonstrate an instinctive understanding of Mark’s listeners and what’s going to engage them.

Are you the right candidate?

You’ll have a strong track record in producing live, daily radio that puts Mark’s show at the heart of the conversation in Nottinghamshire. You’ll need first-class editing and production skills and the ability to react to the spontaneity, unpredictability and fun of live radio.  If called to interview, you should be prepared to engage in a discussion about Mark’s show informed by your listening.

Important Information

As part of your application, please provide a review of the Mark Dennison Show – not exceeding 500 words.  Highlight what you like and what doesn’t work for you and include your vision for the programme.

You will be asked to upload this document as part of your application.

Interviews will be taking place week commencing 19th November 2018.

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