Assistant Producer – Sky Sports News (London)

Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a hard-working, creative and passionate sports fan to join the Graphics Team at Sky Sports News as Assistant Producer. This is an organisational role where you’ll deliver the channel’s daily output, providing our customers with accurate, innovative and informative graphics content.

Please note this role is fully based in the Sky Sports newsroom (no working from home) and involves shift work including nights and weekends.


What you’ll do:

  • Working alongside Production teams you will be responsible for the channel’s
    on-screen graphics content, including the Video Wall and Studio screens.
  • Produce Video Wall scenes, full-screen graphics and promotional content.
  • Work with the Design team to create bespoke Video Wall scenes.
  • Write scripts for Presenters to accompany graphics and promotional material.
  • Be responsible for the Breaking News Ticker and be reactive to Breaking News stories, contributing graphics ideas and delivering requirements promptly.
  • Perform shifts updating the foot of screen Headlines stories.
  • Ensure all content on the channel’s Side Panel is relevant and up to date.
  • Work on Soccer Saturday and Soccer Special shows where required.


What you’ll bring:

  • Excellent knowledge of a wide range of sports.
  • Familiarity with Sky Sports News and other Sky Sports channels.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines within a live newsroom environment.
  • Be a fast-learner and a great team player.
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to have sound editorial judgement.

Sky Sports News

We shape sports news, bringing fresh, creative and innovative ways of telling stories to our customers. Our multi-platform approach means we reach a diverse group of customers across a wide range of platforms.


The Rewards:

There’s a reason people can’t stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences


Where you’ll work:


Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There’s also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you’ll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.



At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we’re happy to discuss flexible working.

We are a Disability Confident Accredited Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.


Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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