JOBFAIRY: Would you like to be part of Newstalk's editorial management team?

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st July 2016.

We are currently looking for a programme editor to join our editorial management team.

Think you're right for the job? Then get in touch....


  • To edit programmes to a high professional standard, with quality content that is appropriate to the editorial values of the programme and the station. 
  • To drive editorial strategy across programming on a day to day basis. 
  • To contribute to the onward development of the station’s editorial strategy as part of the editorial management team. 


  • Work with Programme Director in developing and managing content across the schedule
  • Be responsible for editorial management of key station day parts
  • Devise and drive JNLR growth strategy
  • Hold regular feedback meetings with programme teams.  
  • Undertake weekly air checking
  • Develop new programming initiatives
  • Develop innovative digital ideas that are integrated across platform with the dual aim of driving audience on air and online
  • Manage relationships with presenters and producers
  • Manage forward planning initiatives
  • Work with commercial department on indentifying sponsorship and promotion opportunities and revenue generators
  • Develop outside broadcast plans
  • Identify and nurture new on-air talent
  • Identify and co-ordinate training opportunities for staff
  • Develop freelance panel to identify future Producers and Researchers
  • Provide legal guidance to programmes on output and ensure all output is free of libel
  • Ensure all complaints and legal issues are reported to the Programme Director and dealt with in a prompt and professional manner
  • Work with imaging department to develop effective communication of overall station and programme identity on air



  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in senior production media role
  • Experience in working with and managing a team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing strategy
  • Excellent communication skills

Please send your letter of application together with your CV to

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st July 2016.

Shortlisting of candidates for interview is likely to apply.  

Newstalk 106 – 108fm is an equal opportunities employer.