eNCA Available Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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16 May, 2022

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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.





Job Title: Content Planning Supervisor
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: eNCA176
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related

Job Summary:
The purpose of this role is to assign stories, manage reporters & to do forward planning for the daily news diary as well as present the daily news diary.

•Plan daily diary in conjunction with the Editors incl. but not restricted to
•the Political, News, Business, Sport Editors.
•Brief reporters on their stories and angles.
•Brief Camera Crew on requirements for the day.
•Assist with forward planning diary and attend daily / weekly meetings.
•To update editorial teams – brief news meeting and give clear guidance in
•terms of story movements and expectations.
•Contribute toward and oversee live broadcasts and special projects.
•Perform quality control checks.
•Monitor news wires, social media and other relevant platforms for
•breaking news.

•Respond timeously to breaking news and developments thereof.
•Proper planning and implementation around breaking news and/or major
•stories and assign or re-assign reporters to cover them.
•Proper communication of breaking news and its treatment with the various
•news divisions.
•Set deadlines for reporters.
•Keep in contact with reporters to ensure that desk and editorial team
•are informed about changing developments of stories

•Ensure adequate staffing resources are in place.
•Ensure the smooth running of the desk and manage this administratively.
•Management of shift rosters to fully utilise working hours aligned to
•company policies and procedures.
•Resolving staff conflicts aligned to company disciplinary code.
•Motivating for training and other development opportunities for reporters.

•Assist with writing content should the need arise.
•Assist with studio crossings should the need arise.
•Create and maintain a network of contacts both internally and externally.

•Sub-editing all eNCA content – if the need arises.

Key Performance Indicators:
1.The daily diary is planned and executed in line with the channel’s editorial vision
2.Content is relevant and of a high and creative and written standard
3.The reporters and camera crew operate in an harmonious working environment
4.The desk and broader editorial team is kept abreast of all developments
5.There is an exchange of ideas to take a story forward and improve our overall product.
6.Ensure all Reporter scripts are factually correct and relevant

Education: Degree/Diploma in Journalism
Languages: English
Experience: 10 years of experience in Journalism

Specific Professional Competencies:
•Knowledge of local and international news, good knowledge of socio-economic issues
•Sound editorial knowledge
•Good inter-personal skills
•Excellent management of teams
•Good time management
•Excellent planning and co-ordinating ability
•Agile / respond to change rapidly
•Works well under pressure
•Team player

To Apply:

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Application Deadline: 23/05/2022

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