Head of Newsroom Technology - (Kent)

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South East
£33,518 to £38,883 per annum
Salary Description:
£33,518 to £38,833 (Grade 7)
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University of Kent 

Centre for Journalism

Position: Head of Newsroom Technology

Salary: £33,518 to £38,833 (Grade 7)

Full time, permanent contract

Location: University of Kent Medway Campus

We’re looking for an exceptional technology evangelist to help us keep our 3 newsrooms, 2 radio studios and 1 TV studio at the cutting edge of the media industry for our journalism staff and students. You’ll be an unflappable individual with a proven track record in broadcast and multimedia technology, with an excellent grasp of networked Apple computer devices and web technologies. You will be equally excited at the prospect of helping us to develop our technical strategy and make informed purchasing decisions as you will about demonstrating newsgathering and broadcast workflows to our brilliant students. You will also play an important advisory role with KMTV, our award-winning joint venture project with the KM Group.

As Head of Newsroom Technology you will:

- Organise and plan deployment of the department’s multimedia newsgathering equipment
- Design and maintain the centre’s newsrooms and radio and television broadcast studios
- Manage the department’s networks of Apple Mac computers
- Specify and facilitate purchase of appropriate audio and video recording technology and associated accessories

To be successful in this role you will have:

- Degree or equivalent in relevant subject area
- Up-to-date knowledge of current digital broadcasting technologies for newsgathering, studio production and broadcasting
- Familiarity with audio and video editing software and other multimedia production software

 Closing date: 25 July 2018

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Contact Details:
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Ryan Bainborough

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