SNA1658 - Tunis Bureau Cameraman/Editor

Division: Planning & Operations
Department: Tunisia Bureau
Section: Not Applicable
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Tunisia
Closing Date: 09-Nov-2019
Job Description:

As the cameraman/editor of the Tunisia Bureau you will shoot and edit all aspects of news coverage for the bureau reporter and team. You will work on location on filming assignments and fast-breaking stories as well as ensuring bureau live shots are shot and lit to a high technical standard. You will also work with a variety of technologies including HD ENG news cameras, mini-cams, Final Cut Pro editing software and Bgan and other newsgathering technologies. You will be a versatile and key member of a small team delivering world class broadcast journalism.


Key Responsibilities:
  • To shoot/edit and feed HD footage.
  • To be the lead technical craftsman in bureau team.
  • Responsible for working on assignment both from your region and internationality, often 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 story telling and craft skills in broadcast and 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:
  • Experience in video production within one or more large TV channel.
  • 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.
  • Skilled in IT.
  • Team player.
  • Experience working in a hostile environment an advantage.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Fluency in Arabic and good English.
  • Minimum 5 years experience.
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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