Cameraman Jobs – The Standard Group

Job Title:   Cameraman
Organization: The Standard
Group
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Head of
Camera Unit
About US:
The Standard Group is a leading
multi-media conglomerate based in Nairobi Kenya. The Group’s media brands
comprise, The Standard Newspapers, The Nairobian, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha,
PDS, Standard Digital and Think Outdoor Services.
Job Summary:  The Cameraman will support in driving the
Standard Group TV News agenda by shooting high quality professional TV pictures
that are informative and that capture the mood and spirit of an event, and
assist reporters in developing appropriate accompanying stories.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    incumbent will be tasked on assignments as allocated by Head of Camera
    Unit and take the TV clips in a creative manner using different angles
    whilst ensuring clarity and appropriateness of the content
  • Build
    and maintain close working relationship with Editors and Reporters for
    effective event coverage
  • Send
    films to the Head of Camera Unit and concerned Editor within set deadlines
  • Take
    and record accurate details of the subject matter covered
  • Describe
    circumstances under which clips were taken in order to guide the Editors
    in story selection and content
  • Take
    care of camera and other equipment assigned
  • Perform
    any other duties as assigned by the Head of Camera Unit
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    Cameraman should preferably hold a University Degree in Journalism or
    University degree and training in journalism. Also, be in possession of a Diploma
    from a reputable college, in Video Production or equivalent
  • A
    minimum of three years of related work experience
  • Ability
    to work long and odd hours
  • Skills
    and experience in handling camera and camera work
  • Ability
    to make quick decisions and improvise where necessary
  • Excellent
    interpersonal skills
  • Impeccable
    level of integrity
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should send their applications to
vacancy@standardmedia.co.ke
Deadline: 24th July 2015.
NB:
Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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