Video Editor

Open News broadcasts exclusively on the OpenView platform. Open News was launched in November 2018 and the channel offers viewers a different approach to news. Open News combines traditional news storytelling with social media.

The incumbent would be required to ensure that all edited material needed for on air play out is done to an international standard. All levels to be done timeously to meet deadlines.

Reporting to the Technical Coordinator. Key responsibilities include:

-Logging, digitising and editing material according to specified standards.
-Archiving material according to requirements.
-Liaising with the Editorial team to make sure all packages are within broadcast specification.
-Checking audio levels and picture quality in line with requirements.
-Using graphics effectively.
-Adding subtitles.
-Grading videos to the required standard.
-Adding run-ins and run-outs to all edits.
-Adjusting audio levels to the required broadcast standard.
-Using the correct audio channels.
-Including durations when exporting videos.

-Maintaining any equipment within the edit suite.
-Reporting any technical issues to the Technical Coordinator and relevant department.

A relevant Editing qualification
A minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role

Closing date: 19 July 2019

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