Kenya Red Cross Society Video Journalist Jobs

Kenya Red Cross Society Video Journalist Jobs

Overall Purpose

  • Responsible for field and post-production operations while ensuring quality control. .

    Key Responsibilities

    • Assemble, prepare and set up equipment prior to filming/editing.

    • In charge of a whole set of equipment assigned; ensure equipment is in good operational state by cleaning, general maintenance and repair (if need be).

    • Innovate and experiment with ideas; contribute original ideas to improve the visual and journalistic content of the story and awareness of the different styles and formats.

    • Offer advice on how best to shoot a scene, explain the visual impact created by particular shots and translate the same into a good edited piece.

    • Shoot and edit for all platforms; Television and Digital/online.

    • Quality control: Shooting video of the highest quality for either live transmission or recording, providing a representative visual and audio account of events. Check colour temperatures, exposure and luminance in order to maintain broadcast quality standards in both video and audio sequences.

    • Ensure that the selected shots are well balanced on screen and relevant to the message.

    • Check peak levels to ensure clarity of up-sounds/commentary/music as per set standards.

    • Handle the filming & video editing equipment carefully to ensure that it is in proper working order and
    to report any malfunction and/or breakage to the relevant officer for resolution.

    • Daily Reports.

    Experience and Competences

    • University Degree or Diploma in Media Technology/TV or Film Production.

    • Minimum 2 years of camera operations and editing experience.

    • Experience in a busy broadcasting station.

    • Familiarity with broadcasting environment, practicing a range of location craft skills e.g. camerawork, lighting, editing and on- location facilities.

    • Ability to visualize production scripts and other verbal or written instructions

    • Systematic planner and Good Organizer

    • Attention to detail.

    • Thrive in a high-pressure environment.

    • Team work

    • Timely and proper Communication

    • Flexibility to work demands

    • Proper planning and organisation

    • Broadcast operations knowledge

    • Quick decision making

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Red Cross Society Video Journalist Jobs

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