Job description

Reporting to the executive producer, your key performance areas will include:

  • Sub all the shows scripts
  • Sub all the show links
  • Assist in the general pre and post production of the show
  • Must be able to source and generate ideas and material for the show
  • Must be able to write and package inserts for the show
  • Arrange and prepare for interviews (arrange, script and prepare for interviews)
  • Brief cameraman on shoots
  • Directing editor to cut pictures according to storyline
  • Write stories to tie in with pictures
  • Drawing up graphic elements of the show
  • Identifying stories through research, sourcing and networking
  • Indentifying and sourcing stories on wires
  • Directing cameraman on set-up of interview (topic, appropriate visuals)
  • Do voiceover work for packages when necessary
  • Networking – identifying sources and potential story lines
  • Obtaining approval of script from Executive Producer
  • Presenting on camera as when necessary
  • Screening functions, events for possible newsworthy items


  • Computer literate
  • At least five year journalism experience
  • Demonstrable interest in and passion for hard news
  • Sound editorial judgement
  • Understanding of online news and new media
  • Excellent English
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong subbing skills
  • Strong visual sense
  • A passion for story telling
  • Strong understanding of journalistic ethics
  • Ability to work very quickly without sacrificing accuracy
  • Good grasp of legal issues around broadcast and online media
  • Strong work ethic, and drive to deliver flawless outcomes
  • Good sense of humour, and robust nature
  • Solutions- and outcomes-orientated
  • Ability to work under pressure making deadlines

If you possess the criteria and qualifications as stated, please send your Application form together with a detailed CV to 

Closing date:  20 October 2015

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

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