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NEWS GATHERER

eNCA - Johannesburg

Reporting to the Head Of Assignments, eNCA. Your Key Performance Areas include:

Conduct Interviews

•             Arrange and prepare for interviews

•             Brief camera operator and interviewee beforehand

•             Conduct preliminary telephonic interview

 

Writing Scripts

•             Writing to visuals

•             Providing a shot list with all scripts

•             Stories must be accurate and unbiased

 

Conduct Research

•             Generate original/unique story ideas

•             Check archives for specified and appropriate visuals

•             Develop own contact base to help generate story ideas

 

Reporting

•             Package content for on-air

•             Conduct live and on camera interviews that are hard-hitting and probing

•             Stories must have depth and quality

 

Minimum Requirements:

•             Minimum of 3 years relevant experience

•             Relevant Television Qualification, Diploma or Degree in Journalism

 

 Competency, Skills and Knowledge:

•             Excellent writing skills

•             Excellent command of the English language

•             Thorough understanding of South African and global news and current affairs

•             Ability to report for TV

•             Interpersonal skills

•             Must be enthusiastic and deadline driven

•             Communication skills

•             Pressure handling skills

•             Computer literacy: MSO Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint

 

If you meet the minimum requirements, we look forward to hearing from you. Kindly submit the following to [email protected]

•             Your CV

•             A certified copy of your ID

•             A certified copy of your Qualifications

•             Completed Application Form

If you have not received a response within 14 days after the closing date of the advert, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.     CLOSING DATE

25 MAY 2018