Posted on :
10 Oct, 2019
10 Oct, 2019
e.tv is South Africa’s biggest independent, free-to-air television channel.
With over 16 million viewers, e.tv appeals to all races, ages and income groups and is the most viewed English language channel in the country.
We are the destination of choice for local and international entertainment, a place where viewers can come together to set their imaginations free.
Job Title: News Anchor
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The incumbent would be required to anchor the e.tv news broadcast in adherence to the channel’s vision. To provide input and guidance on stories covered and guests brought in to be interviewed. To drive the channel’s audience by delivering work of a high quality. To promote and represent the e.tv news brand both internally and externally. To participate in pre and post production meetings and provide suggestions on the overall look of the show. To be engaged, opinionated and drive debate on a range of topics. To participate in feedback sessions around audiences and to keep abreast of changes in the media landscape.
Reporting to the Programme Editors, the Key Performance Areas include:
-Writing scripts for interviews and packages.
-Checking existing scripts for grammatical, factual and stylistic errors.
-Updating scripts and headlines with new information.
3. Interviewing / Presenting
-Reading bulletins to acceptable broadcast standards.
-Moving between hard news and lighter news on social media
-Forming and expressing opinions based on fact
-Engaging with the e.tv news audience and newsmakers.
-Adlibing rolling news.
-Ensuring smooth flow of bulletin.
-Presenting live shows in the field.
-Adhering to on air style guide.
4. Social Media
-Promoting shows and live news events, in accordance to the organisation’s social media policies.
-Promoting viewer engagement via social media
-Reflecting the comments streaming in to the show
-Keeping abreast of topics that are trending
-Promoting the brand on social media in a positive way that drives viewers
A relevant Journalism or Television qualification
Application Deadline: 14th October 2019