Camera Operator and Video Editor Job opportunities 2023

SA multimedia  invites qualified camera operator and video editor to apply for available job opportunities. Apply now before the closing date.

Camera operator requirements:

  • Need to have a qualification in broadcast/online
  • Languages: business english
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Experience: minimum of five years in broadcast/technical operations or a similar position in the media department
  • Solid visual skills
  • Exceptional knowledge of filming and capturing footage
  • Experience in operating camera/film equipment
  • Ability to work long/flexible working hours
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination abilities
  • Extraordinary attention to detail

Filming responsibilities include:

  • Filming news events and recording audio material to be edited and packaged for news broadcasts
  • Planning, preparing, and developing the visual presentation of the story, in conjunction with the reporter assigned to the story
  • Ensuring the principles of visual storytelling are applied through aesthetically pleasing and technically correct compositions, angles, and camera movements and making sure to deliver images with the correct exposure and color saturation
  • Assemble and position all equipment
  • Conducting interviews by asking probing questions that are in line with the story’s brief
  • Ensuring the correct use of lighting and sound recording techniques in accordance with prescribed broadcast standards
  • Create and edit film as per brief and requirements
  • Collaborate with the team to determine all aspects of shots
  • Resolve any technical or practical issues that may arise
  • Provide suggestions and recommendations of angles and movements to get the best effects
  • Provide practical and creative input to scene planning and arrangements
  • Take into consideration technical aspects such as light, camera film, lenses, and filters to achieve desired effects/output

Specific professional competencies:

  • Working knowledge of the technical operations and functions of the ENG camera, tripod, lights, microphones, and cables.
  • Demonstrable ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Assembling and setting up of all equipment
  • Passionate and interested about news
  • Valid driver’s license and own vehicle
  • Excellent computer literacy and understanding of Microsoft Office and Google products
  • Proficiency with editing software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with camera equipment and sound
  • Responding quickly to directions
  • Creatively framing and capturing action

Closing date 13 Nov

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Corle Van Niekerk

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