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94.5 Kfm

EYEWITNESS NEWS 567 CAPE TALK

BRANCH

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Cape Town

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DEPARTMENT

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EWN

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REPORT TO

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JHB Online Editor and Associate EWN Online Editor (Cape Town))

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JOB TITLE

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EWN Multimedia Producer / Photographer

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CLOSING DATE

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9 July 2014

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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

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  • Matric or equivalent

  • Bachelors Degree in Journalism, Communications or equivalent

  • Multimedia and / or photography qualification and / or suitably relevant experience

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OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Comprehensive work portfolio 
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  • Driver’s licence

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SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • The ability to work with: Advanced video editing software (Avid, Adobe Premier or Final Cut)

    : Adobe Photoshop

    : Newsroom 4

    : Audacity  
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  • Understanding of appropriate production techniques and methods for an online audience

  • Bilingual

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EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

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  • At least 2 ½ years’ experience in a professional news environment preferably in online news

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PERSONALITY ATTRIBUTES

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  • Team player

  • Passionate about radio and news

  • Proactive

  • Assertive

  • Ability to act and think fast and make insightful, logical, rational decisions

  • Responsible and accountable by nature

  • Ability to work unsupervised and under extreme pressurised conditions

  • Ability to work long hours, as the nature of the business is a 24 hour

  • Demonstrable passion for and interest in hard news

  • Creative, innovative and visually astute

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent understanding of socio-economic and political issues affecting Africa

  • Flexible, resilient and a change agent who can handle cross-functional multi-tasking

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KEY OUTCOMES

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  • Passion for digital platforms

  • Knowledge of digital-specific treatments of news stories

  • Conceptualise and brief in infographics

  • Suggest best digital treatments for feature stories

  • Identify and create stories in line with editorial

  • Identify and create stories in line with editorial

  • Pitch video ideas about original stories

  • Keep up to date with major stories in the general news space

  • Have a good contact base and able to arrange for interviews

  • Presenting on camera as well as voice-overs

  • Have a strong visual sense and passion for storytelling

  • Creative and technically strong when it comes to filming and editing

  • Film and edit multimedia packages

  • Be involved in the process of effectively linking and tagging videos to articles on the site as well as social network sites, including Twitter and Facebook

  • Excellent technical skills in editing software (Adobe Premiere) and various professional cameras

  • Shoot video content and formulate video reports through the use of provided equipment, templates and the new source systems; uploading video content on a daily basis

  • Publish pictures on the EWN website linked to news articles through the shooting and editing of still pictures on a daily basis (10 pictures per story)

  • Ensure that users are able to find content by uploading all video content to EWN social media and video platforms on a daily basis

  • Manage and monitor picture agency feeds

  • Record and edit video footage to create audiovisual content

  • Package multimedia content

  • Create stories for all EWN bulletins by submitting voice reports or submitting stories with sound bites on a daily basis

  • To engage and inform online users by tweeting live information from all stories they work on, daily

  • Willing to work long hours at times and/or weekends

  • Adhoc tasks set out by the Online News Editor

 

Suitable candidates will beselected in accordance with Primedia Broadcasting’s Employment Equity Policy.

 

(Subject Line: APPLICATION CV: “EWN MULTIMEDIA PRODUCER/PHOTOGRAPHER”) All interested applicants to please forward CV detail to broadcastingcareers@primedia.co.za

 

Correspondencewill only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear fromus within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your applicationunsuccessful.

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