Switch TV - Technical Director Jobs in Kenya

Switch TV - Technical Director Jobs in Kenya


  • Switch TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting.

  • The Vision of Switch TV is to be the most influential platform for educating and empowering the youth to solve humanitarian issues in Kenya, in Africa and the whole world.

  • Established in 2017 we plan to operate a valuable portfolio of news, info and edutainment networks, significant television production operations.

    Overall Purpose

  • Coordinate and direct all studio and external multi-camera productions to international standards.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Determine, manage and co-ordinate the administrative and technical resources required to produce Television programmes.

  • Liaise with producers/editors on level of creative input that can be done to adhere to the programme production instructions with the objective of keeping all productions interesting and entertaining to the viewer.

  • Ensure production checklists are properly updated and all materials required are in place by set deadlines.

  • Direct TV studio live productions.

  • Operate all equipment in studio and on location e.g. The Vision mixer.Quality control.
  • This includes time management, advice talent on dress code especially when using the green box, proper studio lighting, proper camera blocking, proper sound and video feeds,
    etc.

  • Ensure studio preparedness of all on-air staff including anchors, presenters as well as guests.

  • Instruct anchors/show hosts, technical team and guests before and during production.

  • Carry out other duties as may be assigned; video editing, camera operations etc.

  • Daily reports to the supervisor.

    Experience and Competencies

  • University Degree or Diploma in TV production/Media Technology.

  • Minimum 2 years of live studio and news production

  • Deep familiarity with TV news and magazine production

  • Knowledge in News Room Octopus System rundown management software

  • Team management skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

  • Thrive in a high-pressure environment.

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Creativity

  • Adaptability

  • Communication and Organizational Skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Stress Management

    How to Apply

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