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Applications are invited for the above-indicated vacancy within Newzroom Afrika. The successful incumbent will report to the manager: broadcast engineering.Job purpose
Responsible for supporting production staff to create a seamless broadcast of 24x7 Newzroom Afrika channel with ad insertions and switching between live news and recorded programs.Key responsibilities:
- Check all equipment is operational before the daily broadcast starts according to the standard operating procedure.
- Replace faulty equipment if the equipment cannot be repaired in the situation.
- Repair faulty equipment if possible.
- Ensure preventive maintenance of equipment is done as per schedule.
- Update the various SOP’s if needed.
- Monitor the quality of Broadcast and Off-Air signals.
- Escalate faults to the manager of the department if the problem is taking longer than normal to resolve, to minimise downtime.
- Assist in the continued development and implementation of media workflows and help to identify areas for workflow improvement.
- Ensure proper shift handover process is done and engineering fault report created.
- Update of equipment inventories i.e. equipment issued and received from engineering.
- Be able to present technical information to non-technical audiences
- Knowledge of Broadcast Operations/technology.
- Technical knowledge of technical equipment workflows.
- Technical knowledge of video and audio standards.
- Technical knowledge of satellite systems.
- Technical knowledge of bonded cellular systems.
- Technical knowledge of television studios.
- An understanding of media management techniques, IT, and the postproduction
- A minimum of three years experience.
- Good knowledge of various computers and computer applications.
• Problem solving
• Interpersonal skills
• Able to act independently
• Able to work under pressure
- Able to take initiative
- Good technical operations knowledge
- Quality control - be able to maintain technical quality of the channel
- Understanding reporting
- Viewer centric
Newzroom Afrika is a premier South African 24-hour TV news channel broadcasting in Southern Africa, East, and West Africa.
Posted on 25 Nov 14:42, Closing date 3 Dec