Digital Investigations Producer – Sky News (London)

Sky News is looking for a best-in-class Visual Investigations Producer to join our pioneering Data & Forensics team. You’ll have the skills and experience to produce award-winning content for TV and digital platforms. You’ll have a brilliant eye for stories, and a deep understanding of how to tell them in original and impactful ways. You’ll instinctively know how to engage audiences across different platforms and you’ll collaborate with editorial and creative leaders across the newsroom, inspiring your colleagues to new heights.

The Data and Forensics team is a multi-skilled unit dedicated to providing transparent journalism from Sky News. We gather, analyse and visualise data to tell data-driven stories. We combine traditional reporting skills with advanced analysis of satellite images, social media and other open-source information. Through multimedia storytelling we aim to better explain the world while also showing how our journalism is done.

What you’ll do:

  • Produce high-quality, high-impact journalism across all Sky News platforms.
  • Use innovative story-telling techniques involving video, graphics, UGC, text, maps, satellite imagery, social media, annotation, audio, data and more to bring Sky’s journalism to life.
  • Devise, develop and deliver original stories.
  • Produce fast-turnaround pieces that provide insight, context and verification around ongoing stories.
  • Run long-term investigative projects, in collaboration with other teams in Sky News.
  • Work with correspondents and producers from the across the newsroom, as well as with external contributors.

What you’ll bring:

  • Several years’ experience as a senior journalist in a front-line creative role at an internationally-renowned newsroom
  • Extensive and proven experience of first-rate digital story production
  • Extensive and proven experience of first-rate video production
  • Understanding of latest open-source investigation techniques
  • Story ideas with national and international impact
  • Natural leadership, strong influencing skills and an instinct for collaboration

Sky News

Sky News is a world-class news service with a spirit of innovation and a fresh approach to story-telling. Our aim is to be the best and most trusted place for news, reflecting the diversity of our audience. Made by people who dare to challenge. Made for people who want clarity in an uncertain world.

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

How you’ll work:
We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We’ve adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You’ll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:

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, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, 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.

We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

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.

And we’ll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

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