Media Business Insight | News and Locations Editor on KFTV, KFTV Production Guide
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News and Locations Editor on KFTV, KFTV Production Guide

Job type: Full time, Permanent
Location: Hybrid. Mainly remote & Temple
Reporting to: Senior Sales Manager
Hours: 40
About Media Business Insight

Media Business Insight is part of the larger Global Data brand, but still retains its own identity with the film and TV production industry. Other publications that MBI publishes include Screen and Broadcast, and MBI are the organisers of the Media Production and Technology Show.  KFTV is the international product that connects professionals to a variety of production service companies and crew worldwide.


Key Purpose

To research, write and upload editorial content for KFTV website, bulletins and print publications


Key Accountabilities
  • Generate daily online B2B international film and TV news content for and the associated weekly and country-specific bulletins. Our editorial content includes: production activity around the world, reasons for certain productions choosing specific territories, production service provisions, new studio developments
  • Host panels, moderate webinars and live events
  • Work closely with the sales team to provide Q and A editorials for selected clients and focussed marketing emails
  • Create content for KFTV’s annual printed Production Guide.
  • Update filming guides and tax incentives pages for each country
  • Commission freelance writers when required to produce in-depth articles
  • Opportunity to travel to production industry events in the UK and overseas.
  • Work with sales & product development teams to drive brand growth, and contribute to the commercial success of the brands


Required Skills
  • A working knowledge of and interest in how films and high-end TV dramas are produced
  • A keen networker
  • Confidence to host discussion panels and moderate at festivals and events when required
  • Excellent research skills
  • Experience with a CMS
  • Strong initiative
  • Confidence to make independent editorial decisions regarding content
  • Experience of working within a larger team and co-ordinating an editorial strategy with sales goals
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise daily assignments
  • Experience of using Google Analytics to pursue editorial goals


Personal Attributes
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to take ownership and initiative
  • Understanding of the commercial aspects of the role


About the brands



Starting off as a print directory more than 50 years ago, KFTV has evolved into a comprehensive online directory and information hub for the international media production community.

KFTV allows you to search for film, TV and commercials production services around the world.

Production managers, line producers, producers, art directors, location managers and other production personnel search the website for anything from studios to camera equipment and from service companies to accountants.


KFTV Production Guide

An annual printed and digital version, covering selected territories, focussing on productions that have filmed there, including views and comments from  production service companies and film commissions.




Why work for MBI?

Media Business Insight is a great place to develop your career. MBI staff are hugely passionate about their brands and what they do. They are hardworking, effective, and expert professionals who provide trusted and essential services.


Our Commitment to you:
  • Development and training
  • Social Commitments and People Perks



How to apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to: 

The subject of the email needs to clearly state the job title of the vacancy, and body should detail salary expectations.

Candidates will be responded to when they apply, and any adverts will be removed when the role has been filled. If you are interested, please apply immediately to avoid disappointment.


Please note: acquisition by agencies will not be appreciated.