Shoot Edit Co-Production at Channels Television

Channels Television is one of the 13 independent television stations currently broadcasting in Nigeria, since the Federal Government deregulated the broadcast media in 1992.Are you that candidate with the right attitude and exceptional qualities we are looking for, who will effortlessly match competence and experience with our mission, core values and work ethics?We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Shoot Edit Co-ProductionLocation: Lagos  ExpectationsWe need a creative and experienced shoot edit to work in a Co-Production Unit and work across all platforms with our journalists who work across TV, Digital and Social platforms. You need to demonstrate that you are experienced in filming and delivering creative ideas for digital and TV.The successful candidate will need to have excellent knowledge of news and current affairs in Nigeria and across Africa and an understanding of what audiences are looking for in digital and social media news coverage.To provide high-quality and creative filming from the field, edit video and feed the material back to base.Working closely with a Reporter you will be responsible for getting to locations with appropriate equipment. You will visually shape ideas for the Channels/BBC co-production as well as contribute your own story ideas.Job SummaryOffering creative ideas on how to film and illustrate news stories and features.Filming and sending video to base on breaking news stories.Shooting and editing complete news features.Recording reporter links and pieces to camera in creative ways and to edit full programme.Working closely with reporters to develop scripts and occasionally writing material.Field producing news coverage.Working abroad and in hostile environments.You may be required to work on other genres at times .It is vital that you have excellent command of spoken and written English and a working grasp of at least one major Nigerian language.RequirementsShooting video of the highest quality for either live transmission or recording, providing a representative visual and audio account of events.This will include camerawork, sound work and lighting in the field and where required, at base.Contributing original ideas to improve the visual and journalistic content of the story and being aware of the different styles and formats.Selecting, preparing, and editing material for broadcast and meeting strict transmission deadlines.Setting up and coordinating on-site facilities to meet programme needs, including leading teams e.g. on multiple camera shoots.On occasion, undertaking interviews and some production duties on location in both recorded and live situations.Responsible for getting to locations with appropriate equipment, often on their own. Liaising effectively and establishing good relationships with all other contacts both outside and within.Maintaining professional standards of accuracy and impartiality and fair dealing.Contributing to the development of operational procedures and maximize the use of existing and new technology.Operating within standard Safety and Editorial guidelines. At all times maintaining professional journalistic, ethical and technical standards.

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