eNCA: SOUTH AFRICA'S MOST WATCHED TV NEWS CHANNEL. eNCA is South Africas most trusted independent TV and online news brand. It launched on June 1st, 2008 to become the countrys first 24-hour television news service.Reporting to the Editor: eNuus.The purpose of this role is to plan, research and produce news stories relevant for the Afrikaans speaking news audience, and meeting the editorial requirements and standards of eNuus. To provide news content from the field for other platforms, such as eNCA and online. 1.Research and PlanningChecking electronic media (wires and online), articles of interest in newspapers and study overseas media.Arranging and preparing for interviews.Conducting preliminary telephonic and follow-up probing interviews.Brief cameraman and interviewees on topics beforehand.Screening functions, events for possible newsworthy items.Have the ability to come up with unique story angles.Identifying stories through research, sourcing and networking.Contributing story ideas to the daily and forward planning diaries.2.ProductionConducting live crossings.Checking archives for specified news items and visualsWriting final copy of news stories for broadcastLaying voice on tape and present on cameraDirecting video editor to cut pictures according to storyline, editing pictures and notesSkills may be reasonably applied to the same or similar group of tasks as required for the eNuus production process and broadcast3.Multimedia & OnlineSend images and videos from the field to onlineIncrease the social media output, particularly on Twitter, using the designated handle and hashtagsWrite articles for onlineAlert online/multimedia team to rushes/footage and any good interviews that can be used as soon as the visuals are ingestedKey Performance Indicators:1.News stories relevant for the Afrikaans speaking audience are suggested, planned and researched efficiently on a daily basis.2.Content meets the editorial standards and requirements of eNuus and eNCA at all times.3.Story deadlines are met.4.Communication between the reporter, cameraman, video editor and other members of the editorial team is done in a respectful and professional manner to produce the best results for the bulletin.
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