Video Editor - BBC Africa - Nairobi, Kenya
The Video Editors, BBC Kenya, work in support of African Languages’ TV and digital video output in the bureau. They work with editorial teams and alongside Directors, Technical Production Manager and TV gallery crews, to produce live and recorded TV news programmes and digital video, and other non–news material.
The Video Editors will work with the African language TV teams, stakeholders in the Kenya bureau, the TVU in London and other teams as required, to include teams to assemble video and associated sound input from all sources to WS TV, video and digital outlets.
You will be expected to work flexibly as required.
This is a fantastic opportunity for Video Editors to join the BBC Africa team in Nairobi. Fundamental responsibilities will include editing pictures and sound to support multilingual, multi–media and multi–platform reports in BBC Language TV. You will also be responsible for the video output by creating and developing visual effects treatments to enhance the telling of a story.
Are you the right candidate?
You will have a thorough understanding of live television production techniques. You will have the ability to work effectively with production teams and understand their requirements, operational and production.
It is necessary to understand the requirements of TV and online video output and how it fits within the editorial proposition and strategy of BBC World Service and BBC News.
In addition to this, you will have knowledge of transmission procedures and talkback techniques, experience in recording and transmitting pictures and sound in all broadcast formats.
Department: BBC World Service Africa
Reports to: Africa TV Programmes Editor
Contract: Three month fixed term contract/Attachment
Grade: Local terms & conditions
Flexible working patterns where required
Any offer of employment with the BBC will be conditional upon you having the right to work in the Kenya
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