Posted on :
18 Feb, 2022
18 Feb, 2022
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: Anchor
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: eNCA170
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The purpose of the Anchor role is to deliver on-air newscasts in an informed and professional manner.
1. Planning and Research:
•Researching interviews as required.
•Staying abreast of current affairs in order to be ready for breaking
•and developing stories.
•Liaise with news producers to get a run down on planned interviews and
•Checking scripts, writing and re-writing as required.
•Arriving at least 90 minutes before going on air in order to prepare and
•get make-up done.
•Dressing as per the style guide.
•Adhering to editorial code & social media policy.
•Anchor news shows and field anchoring where necessary.
•Conducting live & pre-recorded interviews.
•Chair studio panel debates.
•Ad-libbing to live visuals during breaking stories.
3. Editorial Input:
•Attend preparation and debriefing sessions with the team before and after
•Producing news/current affairs inserts as required.
•Giving input on news content which is on target for the eNCA audience.
Key Performance Indicators:
1.Anchor live and prerecorded news bulletins and shows, whether in studio or on location with fluency, skill and a clear grip on news and current affairs developments.
2.Employee regularly checks updates or breaking news.
3.Employee researches and prepares for his/her own studio interviews with guests.
4.Employee successfully prepares for live bulletins including research and speaking to contacts or colleagues to get up to speed on news.
Education: A recognized Journalism qualification or equivalent experience
Languages: Business English
Experience: Minimum of 5 years Broadcast Anchoring experience
Specific Professional Competencies:
•Sound editorial judgement
•Strong understanding of the visual medium
•Excellent command of the English language – verbal and written
•Excellent writing skills
Application Deadline: 25/02/2022