Senior News Production Supervisor


News Production Supervisor/Coordinator

Reporting to the Head of Programming, this role is responsible for improving quality of the news programming mix including the coordination of on air & creative projects across the BON TV portfolio for current and emerging business markets.

Position summary:

The role will work closely with the Head of Programming, Head of News Production and the news/creative team (staff and freelance) to coach, encourage and train news production staff, as well as maximize resources, time and finances to achieve higher quality news programming.

Suggest best use of news production methods based on creative brief for individual projects.

Maintain both overall monthly and individual project timelines and expectations ensuring news producers follow planned quality indicators, forecast and priorities.

Ensure all projects are delivered to brief in a timely manner maintaining most effective working relationship with all relevant departments involved in the creative and production process.



- Work closely with the Head of News Production and Creative Managers to plan and execute production quality controls, as well as accurate and timely provision of all requested deliverables.

- Establish and develop quality improvement workflows, tools and processes for internal & external news production staff.

- Co-ordinate languaging & translations for on air and off air creative promotion and ensure it is accurate and of the highest quality.

- Ensure that all versions on final news promo masters are accurate and ready to go to air, and metadata details of promotions are entered into the system.

- Collection, quality control, and release of production elements such as scripts, titles, makelists and exports.

- Shared responsibility in the upkeep and management of all shared departmental documents and folders.

- Input in the creation and assigning of budgets to individual news projects & news features ensuring appropriate allocation of resource, talent, crews, staffing & facilities

- With the quality function in mind, contribute to the organization and preparation of news shoots, advise in securing talent access and devise budget allocation, where appropriate

- Management and creation of continuity as required

Ad Hoc:

- Assisting Head of News Production and Head of Programming when required.

- Assisting in the training and supervision of news staff, temporary staff, and new starters.

- Attending edits or shoots when required to review implementation of quality controls.


- 10 years’ news production experience, including genreral production management, live news production and post production.

- Project Management, Budget and Time Management experience.

- Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines.

- Team Player.

- Computer literate, specifically knowledge of Word, Excel and internet.

- Additional Mandarin Chinese language skills an advantage but not essential.

- Educated to degree level.


- Ensuring of quality targets being met

- Keeping the deadlines of production process

- Improvements in quality and efficiency of logistic work in on air production process.

- Increasing the shared promo production

- 10 Unique Programs

- 8 Unique Languages



If this role interests you and you would like to apply, please email with your resume, a headshot and a covering letter detailing how your skillset and experience are suited to the above mentioned role.

Thank you.