Output Production Assistant Intern e.Sat (Johannesburg Newsroom)

By on June 6, 2012

Reporting to the GM: eNews Division your key performance areas will include:

* Print news scripts and rundowns
* Liaise between output desk and floor manager, executive producers, logistics and video editors
* Assist Output Editors in managing rundowns
* Fetch tapes/media from Media Room and Archives
* Fetch guests and take them to the green room or studio
* Call reporters, police, emergency services or any other news maker as required by the output editor

*Journalism qualification (candidates with completed qualification preferred; will consider those requiring 6-month experiential training)
* Excellent writing skills
* Sound editorial judgement and interpretational skills
* An exceptional grasp of current affairs
* Wide-ranging general knowledge
* Excellent command of the English language
* Must be meticulous, accurate and passionate
* Must show exceptional initiative
* Video editing skills and/or ability to voice news inserts a distinct advantage
* Ability to work under pressure to meet regular deadlines

This is a contract position only
The successful candidate will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.
Due to irregular shifts, own transport is preferable

If you possess the required criteria and qualifications, please send a letter of motivation detailing why you are the most deserving person for this sought-after position, along with a detailed CV to Jobs@etv.co.za

Closing date: 8 June 2012.

Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response 14 days after the closing date, please assume that your application was not successful.


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