e.tv: Broadcast Producer

at e.tv (view profile)
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted November 5, 2021
Category Sales & Marketing
Job Type Internship

Description

Company e.tv Reference # etv149 Published 03/11/2021 Contract Type Contract 12 Months Salary Market Related Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa Duration 12 Months Introduction
WHO WE AREe.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 Functions Journalist Industries Broadcasting / Transmitting,Media Specification
The incumbent would be required to produce creative and compelling content for the Channel. The Broadcast Producer will provide editorial support by subbing content and updating stories. This person will also be expected to take a bulletin to air that is factual and free of errors.The Key Performance areas include but are not limited to:

1.Editorial

Taking the lead in pre-production meetings when required to do so.
Ensuring all content is continuously updated.
Assisting in the writing of scripts, intros and headlines.
Subbing content.

2.Writing

Understanding of South African and global news.
Ensuring stories are accurate and unbiased by verifying all content.
Cutting of bytes and interviews and requesting appropriate visuals when required to do so.
Responding effectively to breaking news.

3.Technical

Working on the rundowns in conjuction with the Programme Editors and Assistant Programme Editors
Operating in the broadcast system, Dalet.
Taking a bulletin to air.
Keeping track of the durations and amend when required to do so.
Liasing with the technical crew in the gallery to ensure that all advertisement requirements are met and that the broadcast is of a high standard.
Responding to queries from anchors when live on air and able to communicate effectively to on air staff.

4.Research

Checking electronic media, social media and articles of interest

Requirements
A minimum of 8 years experience in a similar role.
A relevant National Diploma in Journalism.
Job Closing Date 11/11/2021