|Location||Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa|
eNCA: SOUTH AFRICA'S MOST WATCHED TV NEWS CHANNEL. eNCA is South Africa’s most trusted independent TV and online news brand. It launched on June 1st, 2008 to become the country’s first 24-hour television news service.
Reporting to the Programme Editor
The purpose of this role is to produce creative and compelling content for the Channel.
•Takes the lead in pre-production meetings by suggesting story angles and treatment.
•Ensures all content is continuously updated.
•Assist in the writing of scripts, intros and headlines.
•Create content for on-air such as packages
•Assumes critical liaison between Programme Editor and Assistant Programme Editor from outside the Gallery.
•Ability to communicate effectively with all departments including Graphics,, Input, Technical Operations, Logistics.
•Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
•Demonstrate leadership on a daily basis.
•Good knowledge of South African and global news.
•Ability to write well including writing to visuals.
•Ensuring stories are accurate and unbiased by verifying all content.
•Cutting of bytes and interviews and reuquesting appropriate visuals.
•Maintains overall control of the production process.
•Plays a key role in pre-planning process at editorial meetings.
•Provides proper input at debrief sessions
•Delegates and oversees duties to Producers and Guest Bookers
•Responsible for show specific forward planning
•Check electronic media, social media and articles of interest
•Good understanding of newsroom operating systems.
•Ability to lead a team.
•Good inter-personal skills.
•Ability to work under pressure in a breaking news environment.
Key Performance Indicators:
1.Provide good quality content that meets the editorial policy guidelines and that maintains audience ratings
2.Ability to work and cope under pressurs and deadlines in a live newsroom environment
Education: Diploma or Degree in Journalism and/or media studies
Experience: Minimum 8 years of television production experience.
Specific Professional Competencies:
•Thorough understanding of South African and global news and current affairs
•Strong leadership qualities
•Good understanding of TV news production
•Ability to conduct research
•Strong writing skills
•Must be enthusiastic and deadline driven
|Job Closing Date||03/12/2019|