Programme and Digital Editor

  • Full Time
  • Cardiff
  • 05/06/2022


Salary or Budget: Competitive
Experience required: 1+ years

Programme & Digital Editor
ITV Cymru Wales
Closing date: 5th June 2022

This role entails…

An opportunity to be a driving force in our newsroom inspiring and shaping the brilliant news content we create for television and digital audiences in Wales.

This is a ‘hands on’ creative role, producing our flagship news programme Wales at Six and leading our news commissioning as part of our Executive Team.

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to demonstrate the following skills:

Minimum role criteria:

Minimum criteria

This role allows you to combine your excellent editorial and management skills to ensure the national news of Wales on ITV is the best it can be. You will also deputise for the Head of News & Programmes. To be considered for an interview your letter of application and CV will need to show your experience and effectiveness both as a news producer and as a manager. Together with your excellent judgement and decision making, you should also be able to demonstrate your excellent knowledge of Welsh and UK current affairs as well as a thorough working knowledge of media law, the Ofcom Broadcasting Code and health and safety requirements.

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader if you meet the minimum criteria for a role and you have declared that you have a disability, we’ll guarantee you’ll get to the next stage*.
(minimum criteria above)

The Key role criteria is as follows:

  1. A commitment to diversity and inclusion that brings fresh thinking and different perspectives to your ideas and our audience
  2. Action focussed and organised with a track record for exercising excellent judgement and decision making against tight deadlines and in challenging situations.
  3. An open, inspirational leader who knows how to get the best from everyone and who has the skills to set out a programme vision and take teams with them.
  4. Brings creativity and a growth mindset to their producing and editing with the integrity and honesty to foster a culture of constant improvement in the people around them.
  5. An inspirational and compassionate manager, who leads by example and has a track record for developing high performing people and teams.
  6. A deep understanding of news audiences, backed up by detailed knowledge of media law and compliance.


We’re happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require anything.

Closing Date – Sunday 5th June 2022

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance.

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talents and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks who celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.

* There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.

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