SNA1653 - Khartoum Cameraman / Editor

Division: Planning & Operations
Department: Khartoum Bureau
Section: Cameraman / Editor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Khartoum
Closing Date: 03-Oct-2019
Job Description:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cameraman to join Sky News Arabia at our Khartoum Bureau. The incumbent will be responsible for shooting and editing all aspects of news coverage for the Bureau as well as covering the region and beyond. Working on location, filming fast news-breaking stories, you will be responsible for ensuring the live and camera shots are delivered to a high technical standard. Working in a small team, you will be experienced utilizing a variety of technologies such as HD ENG news cameras, mini-cams, Final Cut Pro editing software and Bgan you will be an expert in delivering world class broadcast journalism to the world 

Key Responsibilities:
  • shooting and editing HD footage to the highest standards
  • To be the lead technical craftsman in Bureau team.
  • Be flexible to work on assignment both from your region and internationality, which may sometimes include travelling to hostile environments.
  • Provides live shots from various locations, from set up to transmission through Bgan, satellite or fibre.
  • To be a key member of a small bureau team to ensure highest quality storytelling, with creative skills in broadcast and in delivering digital journalism.
  • To maintain technical and IT infrastructure of bureau operation.
  • To log and archive footage appropriately.
  • To ensure duties are carried out with proper reference to health and safety and security considerations

 

 

 

 

Key Skills, Experience and Education:
  • Ability to light, shoot and record sound simultaneously to high technical standard.
  • Experience of Final Cut Pro edit software an advantage.
  • Experience in the use of Bgan and Livewire an advantage.
  • Experience in HD and 16.9 formats an advantage.
  • Experience working in a hostile environment isn’t a must but can be highly advantageous
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Fluency in Arabic and good English.
  • Several years’ experience in video production in the field working for a reputable TV or broadcast media entity is a must
  • Display sound theoretical, practical and technical knowledge of cameras
  • Have an ability to frame and compose shots
  • Have ability to perform camera moves accurately
  • Display excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have the capacity to multi-task and take direction from others
  • Be fully versed in field news gathering operations.
  • Deliver high quality, from the field, that show initiative an imagination.
  • Archive shot material and maintain the video library in their respective bureaus.
  • contribute ideas and suggestions
  • Meet editorial deadlines
  • Maintain your equipment and Report technical problems
Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume / CV
2. Passport-size photograph

 

Due to the fast paced nature of our business, vacancy closing dates are subject to change.

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