eTV Late Edition Producer

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19 Sep, 2013

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General Jobs in South Africa

Reporting to the Cape Town News Editor,your key performance areas will include the following:

  • Liaising with Output Editor, video editors, library/archives and the technical crew
  • Assisting with choosing which stories go in the bulletin and their order of importance
  • Assisting with deciding on the duration of stories and how best to visually illustrate them
  • Building and timing bulletins
  • Performing quality control checks on video material
  • Preparing rundowns for Live crossings; guests; international live feeds
  • Turning headlines video; voiceovers; packages; bites from interviews and other content
  • Co-ordinating with Graphics department
  • Checking the wire services and news feeds for the day’s news/breaking news
  • Write some local and international stories



  • Relevant journalism experience preferably in broadcasting
  • Functional knowledge of the broadcast technology and control room operations
  • Good general knowledge, thorough understanding of SA politics and players involved
  • Excellent writing skills
  • A developed news sense
  • Ability to work under pressure and on tight deadlines
  • Initiative


  • The successful candidate will work irregular hours including weekends and public holidays.

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

Closing date: 23 September 2013.
Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted.  If you have not received a response within 14 days after closing of the advert, please accept that your application was not successful.

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