Nation Media Group News Cast Director - Jobs in Uganda

Nation Media Group News Cast Director - Jobs in Uganda

Job Title:
  • News Cast Director

    Reports to:
  • Department

    Job Purpose:

    The Newscast Director has a significant role in the production process that encompasses the execution and delivery of all newscasts, programs and LIVE broadcasts.

    The jobholder is responsible for advising on camera and talent positions on set, selecting the camera shots during the production and supervising the editing process.


  • Provide overall leadership and execution of LIVE coverage of any broadcast while ensuring quality assurance
  • Direct the best news-related shows and programmes by keeping to deadlines and ensuring studio and equipment are in working condition at all times
  • Direct the technical aspects of newscasts and other productions including taking responsibility for the on-air product including camera shots
  • Operate equipment to produce programs or broadcast LIVE programs from remote locations • Advise on filter options, lens choices and the visual effects of objects being filmed with Producers and Cameramen
  • Ensure newscasts are well packaged and free of
  • Conceptualize and deliver breaking news as fast happens in a minimum turnaround time

    Qualifications & Experience:


  • Diploma in Journalism and Media studies.


  • TV Production work


  • 2-3 years of working experience TV

    Core Competencies
  • Naturally proficient in the theory and practical aspects of various
    lighting configurations
  • A sense of news and production work
  • Ability to operate studio equipment
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision
  • Decisive and sensitive under pressure
  • Acute attention to detail and drive for perfection
  • A champion of product excellence
  • Ability to troubleshoot any assignment difficulties that come within area of responsibility
  • Ability to work long and odd hours in a fast paced environment
  • Editing skills and Camera work are an added advantage

    How to Apply
  • If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line by 17th May 2019 to the Head of Human Resource, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at
  • Please Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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