2 Newscast Director Job Vacancies – NTV

Organisation: NTV Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
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
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
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
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot any assignment
difficulties that come within area of responsibility.
Ability to work long and odd hours in a fast paced
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
Human Resources
Broadcasting (U) Limited – NTV Uganda,
Kampala Serena
Conference Center,
E-mail to:
Deadline: 16th December, 2015
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