Media Administrator

Western Cape, South Africa


Aug 26 is South Africas biggest independent, free-to-air television channel. With over 16 million viewers, appeals to all races, ages and income groups and is the most viewed English language channel in the country. We are the destination of choice for local and international entertainment, a place where viewers can come together to set their imaginations free. The incumbent would be required to ensure media transcodes for various online platforms are done and send for distribution according to departmental processes and procedures. To ensure that any material needed for TX is downloaded as per instruction or schedule.1.EditingFormatting wrappers and codecs. Editing and dubbing material as required by HOD.Transcoding material as requested.Ensuring media callbacks are done when requested.Ensuring all instructions from Supervisor are carried out effectively. Assisting in movement of media from and to servers when required.Assisting with Media management on servers when required.2. Quality AssuranceAnalysing audio and video quality of programs in real time.Ensuring the correct material is timeously ingested and uploaded to various outside broadcasters and conforms to broadcast standards.Ensuring material is correctly transcoded as per broadcast specifications.Uploading and downloading of various material as requested or instructed.Ensuring that all timings and other relevant info is correct on forms filled in (XML)Editing and dubbing material as required by Supervisor. Ensuring all media is delivered timeously3. ReportingReporting any technical problems, including problems with transfer / Ingest material or Foreign Masters to the Supervisor.Preparing detailed Non TX reports if needed

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