Sky News Output Producer


  • London  
  • Company
    Sky UK  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    8 August 2021  
    Posted on
    8 June 2021  

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, 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.

Sky News is looking for a first-class news producer to work at the heart of the country’s most dynamic news organisation. We are looking for someone who has big ideas to develop our TV output and excels in a breaking news environment! You should be a highly motivated, creative journalist who has excellent news knowledge, clever story ideas and even smarter ways of telling them.

This is a key role central to the TV output and an exciting opportunity to work on one of our award-winning programme strands.” Mike Kumar, Output Editor.

What you’ll do:

– Work under guidance from Output Editors and Assistant Editors to produce engaging and up-to-the-minute TV news reports, sequences and features
– Write news scripts for presenters, put news packages together and cut video
– Commission and deliver creative visual graphic treatments
– Work with correspondents and presenters to structure news and guest segments
– Liaise with specialist journalists to produce effective mobile video content that supports the Sky News digital journalism strategy and be fully conversant with all of Sky’s publishing platforms, understanding how to maximise each to showcase the best of our journalism
– Initiate innovative story treatments to develop our TV and mobile journalism whilst keeping up to date with current news issues, stories, and rival broadcasters

What you’ll bring:

– A calm, detailed and methodical approach with impeccable attention to detail
– Good knowledge about how to deliver content on TV & mobile platforms and best practices in the industry
– A passion for UK and international news, ideally with experience working in a breaking news environment
– Knowledge of the news media and emerging digital technologies
– Video editing skills are crucial.
– Proven experience working in a quick-paced environment with tight deadlines

Team Overview:

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

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.


Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. 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.

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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