2 Newscast Director Job Vacancies – NTV

Organisation: NTV Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Africa
Broadcasting (U) Limited owns and operates NTV the number one TV station in
Uganda.  We are a subsidiary of the
Nation Media Group, which is East & Central Africa’s largest multi-media
group.
Job Summary: The NTV Newscast
Director plays a significant role in the production process that encompasses
the execution and delivery of all newscasts, programs and LIVE broadcasts. The incumbent
works with specialized equipment that requires special training/knowledge to
operate. Usually a highly creative individual, the jobholder will be tasked
with identifying technical problems and providing innovation solutions. This is
a hands-on job that also requires coordinating set design and construction,
lighting and handling any emergent technical details needed during broadcasts.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Oversee the best news-related shows and programmes
by keeping to deadlines and ensuring studio and equipment are in working
condition at all times
·        
Manage the technical aspects of newscasts and other
productions including taking responsibility for the on-air product including
camera shots and graphics
·        
Operate equipment to produce programs or broadcast
LIVE programs from remote locations
·        
Guide on filter options, lens choices and the visual
effects of objects being filmed with Producers and Cameramen
·        
Ensure newscasts are well packaged and provide high
quality coverage, accuracy to result in a competitive position in the market.
·        
Provide overall leadership and execution of LIVE
coverage of any broadcast while ensuring quality assurance
·        
Conceptualize and deliver breaking news fast as it
happens in a minimum turnaround
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The ideal candidates for the NTV Newscast Director
vacancies must hold a Diploma in TV & Film Production.
·        
Practical knowledge of camerawork
·        
Highly proficient in the theory and practical
aspects of various lighting configurations
·        
Decisive and sensitive under pressure.
·        
Keen attention to detail and drive for perfection
·        
The incumbent will be a champion of product
excellence
·        
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot any assignment
difficulties that come within area of responsibility.
·        
Ability to work long and odd hours in a fast paced
environment
How to Apply:
If any of these
vacancies suits your experience and career obligations, then feel free to send
your Capability Statement (2 pages max) together with your updated CV to the
undersigned;
Human Resources
Manager,
Africa
Broadcasting (U) Limited – NTV Uganda,
Kampala Serena
Conference Center,
Kampala.
Uganda.
E-mail to:
ntvhr@ntv.co.ug
Deadline: 16th December, 2015
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