eNCA: SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST WATCHED TV NEWS CHANNEL. eNCA is South Africa’s most trusted independent TV and online news brand. It launched on June 1st, 2008 to become the country’s first 24-hour television news service.
Reporting to Technical Operations Manager.
The incumbent is responsible for directing and vision mixing live and pre-recorded productions.
•Ensuring equipment is ready and technical checks are completed.
•Ensure that programs conform to station policies and regulations.
•Operate equipment to produce programs or broadcast live programs from remote location.
•Liaise with Operations Manager in order to formulate and maintain standard operating procedures.
•Act as liaison between engineering and technical operations to report equipment failure.
•Responding to equipment failure and finding work around solutions
•Assist with training the crew when using equipment such as switchers, cameras, monitors, microphones, lighting etc.
•Check desk to see if everything is working and all relevant elements is loaded for production, if any irregularity is found report to engineering.
•Select required images and ensure a smooth transition between shots which involves ‘cutting’, ‘mixing’ and ‘wiping’
•Monitor different media/ visual sources, i.e. pictures from several cameras, digital video effects, and graphics and outside broadcast materials.
•Ensure vision mixing follows correct broadcast standards
•Ensure that all the key elements i.e. crawlers and lower thirds units are setup correctly
•Setup DVE elements as per production/show requirements
•Manage the technical crew during live and pre-recorded productions
•Manage freelance staff during live and pre-recorded productions
•Ensure that the crew maintains safe and responsible handling of the equipment
Key Performance Indicators:
1.Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
2.Communicating with the HOD, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to the HOD, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person
3.Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
4.Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
5.Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
6.Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
7.Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
8.Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.