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eTV: Senior Eng Cameraman

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19 Sep, 2013

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Reporting to the Bureau Chief your key performance areas will include:

  • Plan and develop the visual presentation of the story with the reporter assigned to the news story
  • Film and record audio material to be edited and packaged as news inserts for news broadcasts
  • Film and record audio material to be edited and packaged as documentary programs for current affairs shows
  • Video and audio editing of news stories and feature pieces filmed on location
  • Responsible for equipment and all technical aspects while on assignment
  • Feed edited or raw material from location using 3G, Wifi and BGAN
  • Responsible for the ENG kit assigned to you



  • A relevant tertiary education qualification
  • At least 8 years camera experience
  • Skilled in conceptualizing, visualizing, story boarding and directing news and documentary programs
  • Thorough knowledge of the technical operations and functions of the ENG camera, tripod, lights and audio equipment
  • Experience in lighting and sound recording techniques
  • Fully proficient on Final Cut Pro editing software and Apple Mac operation
  • Fully proficient in feeding material via FTP using either BGAN or 3G
  • Solid knowledge of news and current affairs particularly regarding the African continent
  • Demonstrable ability to work under extreme pressure in trying situations
  • Valid drivers license


  • The successful candidate will be required to travel extensively, work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be tested in all aspects of the above requirements.

If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your application form  together with a detailed CV to [email protected]

Closing date: 27th September 2013.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted.  If you have not received a response 14 days after the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful.

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