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LSUTV Committee Applications

Applications are now closed for the 2020-21 LSUTV Committee.


There are 7 roles available, and you’ll be working with brilliant Ben Cooke, the new LSUTV Station Manager!

“Join the TV committee if you love presenting, producing, editing or filming our award winning content! Whatever your interest it would be great to have YOU on board.”Ben Cooke, LSUTV Station Manager 2020-21

The deadline to apply is the 22nd June 2020, and you can find out more about each of the individual roles available this year through the links below.

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Assistant Station Manager
Second in charge of LSUTV, takes minutes at all meetings and assists with the overall running of the section.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support the Station manager and help organise fresher’s coverage, elections coverage and NaSTA entries.
  • Organise dates / times of committee meetings.
  • Responsible for organising agenda of committee meetings and ensuring they are minuted each week.
  • Chair meetings in the absence of the Station Manager.
  • Organise events, including LSUTV socials, often working with other assistant heads to include other sections.
  • Have a good working understanding of all on-going TV production.

 

Opportunities:

  • Develop knowledge of TV industry.
  • Gain knowledge of every aspect of how a station runs.
  • Some industry-related experience.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Management experience.
  • Team leadership.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as Exec Elections and Freshers’.

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager

Head of Creative Projects
In charge of shorter content, animation based content and fostering new creative shows and projects

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Help create and help volunteers develop new creative content for LSUTV
  • Help the LSUTV committee and volunteers with their propositions, shows and ideas
  • Liaise with Head of Design, Marketing & Online on the look and design of new shows
  • Attend committee meetings

 

Opportunities:

  • Develop knowledge of TV industry
  • Create new content
  • Exciting new role within LSUTV’s committee

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Confidence with creating new creative content
  • Innovative thinking and record of getting ideas off the ground

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week
  • Additional hours during busy periods, such as Freshers and Exec Elections

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager

Head of Entertainment
In charge of Entertainment based programming such as comedy, nights programmes, cultural shows, and interviews with acts playing at the union as well as new proposed shows.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support regular entertainment shows such as a yet untitled Nights Show, CLASS, FNC, and more.
  • Effectively and regularly communicate with producers to make sure shows are well planned and regularly produced to a high standard.
  • Support regular weekly live shows, in coordinating entertainment and culture based content.
  • Assign producers to shows and support and develop volunteers ideas for new shows.
  • Attend committee meetings.

 

Opportunities:

  • Develop knowledge of TV industry.
  • Steer the direction of the stations’ Entertainment output.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Leadership/training abilities.
  • Planning skills.
  • A keen interest in developing new show/output ideas.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as Exec Elections and Freshers’.

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager

Head of Live
In charge of all live shows that LSUTV produces, including sport, freshers, and elections. Instrumental to developing, organising and producing live broadcasts.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Work with Head of Sport and Head of Technical to coordinate and organise events to be covered.
  • Provide training to new media members on the different positions within a live show including appropriate training for any role they may adopt.
  • Identify areas for live show expansion and assess the feasibility of any new live events.
  • Attend committee meetings.

 

Opportunities:

  • Gain an understanding of how to organise and produce live broadcasts (including OBs).
  • Develop knowledge of TV industry.
  • Steer the direction of the stations’ Live output.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Planning skills.
  • Knowledge of our current live streaming setup and confidence in several of the current roles.
  • Leadership/training abilities.
  • A keen interest in developing new shows/output ideas.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as Exec Elections and Freshers’.

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager

Head of News and Factual
In charge of finding News related content to report on for Newsflash. Will be particularly involved with Exec Elections and other Factual content.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Support Newsflash or a similar news show to be regular content.
  • Effectively and regularly communicate with producers to make sure shows are well planned and regularly produced to a high standard.
  • Contribute to and support a regular live magazine-style show.
  • Ensure footage is filmed, edited and produced in a reasonable time-scale to ensure content is still relevant and up-to-date.
  • Attend committee meetings.

 

Opportunities:

  • Develop knowledge of TV industry.
  • Gain a technical knowledge of how a station runs.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Passion for creating news and finding stories on campus and nationally.
  • Understand what is needed to make an engaging news piece.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as Exec Elections and Freshers’.

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager

Head of Technical
A knowledgeable person that knows about the more technical challenges LSUTV faces. Should be prepared to work with LSU Media Head of Technical to assist the running of live shows and content within TV.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining equipment and regularly checking all equipment is present and undamaged.
  • Work with Union IT to ensure software and (if necessary) hardware is up to date, keeping track server usage.
  • Identify what equipment needs purchasing and areas of improvement.
  • Produce technical support and advice to show producers.
  • Responsible for creating and managing a technical team, to assist in the technical set up of each production.
  • Work with Media Intern to ensure volunteers have training when needed, and ensure logging of this.

Opportunities:

  • Develop knowledge of TV industry.
  • Gain knowledge of technical aspects of a television station.

Useful previous experience:

  • Technical experience.
  • Team leadership.

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as Exec Elections and Freshers’.

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager, LSU Media Technical Officer

Head of Sport
In charge of finding sports content to cover, and to run and create Match Report content.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for sport output of LSUTV; under the Match Report brand and beyond.
  • Oversee and lead a team of LSUTV sport volunteers.
  • Liaise with the LSU Media Head of Sport to ensure that LSUTV Sport content is relevant to sporting events on campus.
  • Play a key part in the running of the weekly magazine show in regards to sports content.

 

Opportunities:

  • Be a part of the award winning Match Report brand.
  • Gain an understanding of sport broadcast and sport media.
  • Be at the forefront of building upon the media profile of the best sporting University in the country.

 

Useful previous experience:

  • Someone who has a good understanding of sport at Loughborough University and potentially has links to the AU.
  • An interest in world sport and events.
  • An understanding and interest in television.

 

Average time commitment:

  • Around 5 hours per week.
  • Additional time during busy periods such as BUCS finals, D Day etc.

 

Responsible to: Media Chair, LSUTV Station Manager

Application Deadline: 22nd June 2020

To apply: fill out the this form.

For more information, contact the Head of LSUTV: lsutvsm@lsu.co.uk

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