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posted on : 3 years ago

Industry : Print /Digital Media Job Function : Art / Design

Job Experience Level : Mid Level

Minimum Years of Experience : 2-3

Minimum Academic Qualification : Bachelor

Job Summary

To edit high quality video clips and sound into finished products that are suitable for broadcasting within set deadlines

Full Job Description

§  Ensuring that news broadcast meets the established broadcasting objectives, journalistic ethics, house style and are delivered within set deadlines;

§  Editing/subbing news scripts, to correct grammatical and factual errors in line with the house style and quality Kiswahili and English

§  Reviewing the stories to ensure they remain relevant, up to date, meet broadcasting objectives, house style and journalistic ethics;

§  Writing story tags and scrolls for each story, managing live productions and associated activities;

§  Preparing news highlights for the bulletins as well as hourly updates;

§  Taking control of production of breaking news by guiding the studio crew led by the News Producer, Presenters, Reporters, Video editors and Graphics Designers;

§  Attending news planning meetings to give input on what stories should be covered and taking part in the planning and analysis of big stories;

§  Deciding on the content, packaging and duration of stories;

§  Determining Docket running order in consultation with other Editors and the Managing Editor;

§  Ensuring smooth, flawless production, an interface with video editors, graphics designers timely and studio technicians; and

§  Guiding and orienting interns and enlightening the reporters on story angles and elements.

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