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Job Summary

Deadline: 20th Sep 2017

Contact Details


Job Details

Applications must be submitted no later than 20th Sep 2017.

POSITION                   :           CAMERAPERSON – Jhb (x3)


DIVISION                    :           SABC NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS


SCALE CODE :           402

REPORTS TO            :           MANAGER:  CAMERAS

POSITION ID              :           60004789; 60004778 and 60001371


Main purpose of the position:

Optimal visual replication of the real live situation, for TV broadcast for the SABC News


Key Accountabilities:

  • To film and record quality audio-visual material for purposes of News Broadcast
  • Edit packages for news and current affairs
  • Ensuring that packaged material is fed from local & abroad to base through File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Liaise with journalists to ensure that there’s common understanding of assignment at hand
  • Proficient use of all camera functions and supporting equipment and technology to provide optimal, usable shots
  • Ensure pictures are sharp and in focus
  • Ensure the optimal flow of image, smooth tilt and movements
  • Effective use of light, and lighting techniques, in order to enhance the quality of pictures
  • Undertake basic camera maintenance and cable repair and report faulty equipment for maintenance, to ensure availability of fault free equipment



  • Grade 12/Matric
  • Diploma in Video Technology or equivalent
  • Knowledge of production and techniques and editing in final cut PRO and other news editing programs
  • 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Competent usage of different angles of all the different cameras
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of News/Current Affairs
  • Ability to work irregular hours
  • Artistic flair
  • Drivers; licence and valid passport


Only Applications (CV’s) received at the below email address will be considered. The acknowledgement receipt will be proof should any enquiry arise.

Quote Position ID on the subject line

Interested candidates must forward their applications with a concise CV to:

Manager: HR Shared Services

Email: <recruitmentHRSSC@sabc.co.za>

Closing Date: 19 September 2017


We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within wherever possible. Therefore, please be aware that internal applicants will be considered first before reviewing external applicants.  If you have not had any response within six weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful.

This job was listed on 12th Sep 2017 by Media Source Africa.



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