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Broadcast journalist

Lagos
06/01/18 9:24
1 Applications
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
200000

  • 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.

MODE OF APPLICATION;

   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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