Senior Video Producer - Editorial
Be part of the leadership team of our fast growing Video unit to tell stories from Hong Kong, China and around the world. This role will help shape the South China Morning Post's video offering for years to come. Short form, long form, explainers, interviews and everything in between.
Job Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership and mentoring within the Core Video team
  • Produce, shoot and edit original Video stories
  • Lead shifts of content creators, assigning stories and overseeing production
  • Coordinate Video coverage of special news events
  • Lead special video projects, like web length documentaries and animated explainers
  • Oversee video scripts written by the production team
  • Pitch ideas for Video stories while also helping refine the pitches of other Producers
  • Deputise for Supervising Producer as needed

Job Requirements

  • Must be passionate about video journalism and embrace the latest storytelling techniques
  • 3-5 years of Video production experience
  • Experience of newsgathering within China desirable
  • Extensive writing experience of Video scripts
  • Must be comfortable on the Adobe suite of software with specific expertise in Premiere pro
  • Prior experience in leading video projects
  • Experience shooting on DSLR and large sensor cameras like the A7SII, FS5 or 5D would be an advantage
  • Must be comfortable working in the field, conducting interviews, arranging shoots and thinking on your feet
  • Must be able to work independently but also in collaboration with SCMP Reporters
  • Work well under pressure
  • English essential. Mandarin and Cantonese a huge advantage
  • Less experienced candidates would be considered for a more junior role

Work location will be at Causeway Bay office

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