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Researcher – Lorraine, ITV Studios Daytime
Freelance Talent Pool
London

After 35 years in television, Lorraine continues to go from strength to strength from 9am to 10am every morning, Monday to Friday.

The team are currently looking for enthusiastic freelance Researchers to be part of one of Daytime television’s most talked about shows.

Working in a day team, you’ll come up with original, diverse and compelling ways of telling stories for our audience – covering news, celebrity guests, and a range of human interest and lifestyle stories and features.

You’ll have lots of ideas and a good knowledge of current affairs. You will be responsible for researching programme items, writing briefs and scripts as well as edit material for the show. You’ll also brief guests and on-screen talent and therefore must feel comfortable interacting with lots of different people from different backgrounds and seniority levels.

The successful applicants will ideally have a strong journalistic ability, creative flair and be well organised as well as have worked in a live daily show previously. Experience of adhering to OFCOM regulations with good legal and compliance knowledge is desirable.

Please send your CV together with a cover letter explaining why you are suited for this role along with your current availability for freelance shifts. If you have the experience and enthusiasm we need, then we’d love to hear from you!

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 7th April 2021 – apply here

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.  Find out more here.

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be invited to an interview – find out more here. We’re happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. We encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support please email Daytimetalent@itv.com.