News Producer needed at TVC Communications

TVC Communications is one of Nigeria’s leading broadcast companies operating market leading channels including TVC, TVC News Channel, Max 102.3 Lagos, Adaba FM Ondo and TVC Digital.

We are now expanding our business through an aggressive programme of investment to help build audience share and drive cross-platform advertising revenue.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: News Producer
Job Location: Lagos
Department: News
Reports to: Bulletin Editor
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Purpose


  • We seek experienced News producers to champion news writing and production functions as assigned by the Bulletin Editor.


  • Writing and producing video news items and scripts for running orders
  • Sourcing video and graphic content for stories, including SOTs and VOs
  • Work closely with video editors and graphics to ensure content matches the look and feel of TVC News.
  • Assist Bulletin Editors in managing running orders
  • Execute other assigned duties as required
  • Carry out assigned roles during bulletins in the Programme Control Room (PCR) or on the newsroom floor
  • Co-ordinate lives in studio and the PCR in conjunction with the planning desk
  • Guest management

Key Performance Indicators:

  • News script writing and video production
  • Being in the PCR early to ensure all needed set-up on the CG is ready and ensure guests are coordinated and ready for live external interviews
  • Ensure Backo is ready for bulletins
  • Proof read all entries into the character generator to minimize on-air errors.
  • Sourcing stories for rolling bulletins
  • Meeting deadlines

Work/Business Contact and Authority:

  • Assignment Desk
  • Bulletin Editors
  • Ingest
  • Camera Unit
  • News Library
  • Research Desk
  • Video Editors
  • Graphics
  • Technical/Studio

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of one year experience in a television newsroom
  • Advanced keyboard skills
  • In this position, the incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:
  • Effective news scripting
  • Knowledge and experience in television news production
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Excellent Interpersonal Relations
  • Time Management Skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Learning & Career Opportunities
  • Team work