Kenya Red Cross Video Journalist Jobs

Kenya Red Cross Video Journalist Jobs

Job Details:

  • Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.

    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 Competencies

    • 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.

    How to Apply

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

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