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Researcher (Planning) - Good Morning Britain

News / Journalism
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Planning Researcher - Good Morning Britain
12 Month Fixed Term Contract
London (Office/Studio Based)

Do you have a real passion for creating eye-catching news, current affairs and topical stories? Are you able to spot a great story from the day's print and online media?

We have an exciting opportunity to join ITV’s Breakfast show, ‘Good Morning Britain’ as a Researcher and be a key member within our busy Planning team.   We need someone who has a real thirst for news. They must have the drive and determination to chase and secure topical stories and guests, a thorough knowledge of using social media, as well as the creative flair to deliver content that captures the audience’s attention.  

If television is your passion, you ferociously consume current affairs, tweetdeck is your best friend and you thrive on delivering before deadlines, this could be the job for you.

You will be playing a key role, right at the heart of our dynamic team. Your responsibilities will include offering original programme ideas, researching stories and writing concise factually correct briefs. You will also be required to conduct research interviews, brief guests and assist with the day to day planning, working closely with the Senior Planning Producers.  

To be considered you must have strong research and fact checking skills. A background as a researcher in a broadcast or news environment and a journalism degree is advantageous but not essential.  

GMB is on air five days a week. In this role you will have to work some weekends, early mornings, late nights and bank holidays which will be returned to you in Days off in Lieu (DOIL).

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 27th October 2021

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.  

Candidates who declared a disability and meet the minimum criteria will be moved to the next stage. 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

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