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Broadcast journalist

06/01/18 9:24
1 Applications
Job Type:
Full Time

  • generating ideas for stories and features and following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
  • pitching ideas to editors and commissioners;
  • researching, verifying and collating evidence and information to support a story using relevant information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
  • writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and reports;
  • selecting appropriate locations, pictures and sound and exercising editorial judgement on the best angle from which to approach a story;
  • identifying necessary resources and deploying and managing technical crews for location shoots, including sound operators and camera crew;
  • providing directorial input, advising crews on what to film or record;
  • using portable digital video (DV) cameras and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to
  • produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • preparing and presenting material 'on air' for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • identifying potential interviewees, briefing them, preparing interview questions and conducting both live and recorded interviews;
  • preparing timings for each news item and monitoring these during broadcast;
  • deciding on the running order for bulletins and making any necessary changes during broadcast;
  • collaborating with the editor to put together the completed programme or item;
  • developing and maintaining local contacts and assuming a public relations role;
  • understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.


   All interested and qualified applicants should forward their BIO DATA, i.e full name,phone number, location,address,discipline and role applied for, to this phone number (08116782259) or forward a comprehensive resume/CV to the comment box provided or to the company e-mail address kolcrestservices(at)outlook(dot)com: email for urgent recruitment and must be willing to resume duty immediately.

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