Online Video Editor

Mwananchi Communications Limited

Last Seen: 19th September 2020

Valid Until24th September 2020

Company NameMwananchi Communications Limited

Job TypeFull Time


Job Experience Level: Mid Level

Minimum Years of Experience: 2-3

Minimum Academic Qualification: Bachelor

Job Summary

To edit high-quality video clips and sound into finished products that are suitable for broadcasting within set deadlines

Full Job Description
  • Ensuring that news broadcast meets the established broadcasting objectives, journalistic ethics, house style and are delivered within set deadlines;
  • Editing/subbing news scripts, to correct grammatical and factual errors in line with the house style and quality Kiswahili and English
  • Reviewing the stories to ensure they remain relevant, up to date, meet broadcasting objectives, house style, and journalistic ethics;
  • Writing story tags and scrolls ajira for each story, managing live productions and associated activities;
  • Preparing news highlights for the bulletins as well as hourly updates;
  • Taking control of the production of breaking news by guiding the studio crew led by the News Producer, Presenters, Reporters, Video editors, and Graphics Designers;
  • Attending news planning meetings to give input on what stories should be covered and taking part in the planning and analysis of big stories;
  • Deciding on the content, packaging, and duration of stories;
  • Determining Docket running order in consultation with other Editors and the Managing Editor;
  • Ensuring smooth, flawless production, an interface with video editors, graphics designers timely and studio technicians; and
  • Guiding and orienting interns and enlightening the reporters on story angles and elements.
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