News Reporter Position
e is looking to hire a News Reporter for their Johannesburg news room.

Reporting to the Group Head: eNews Division your key performance areas include:Arrange and prepare for interviews
  • Brief cameraman and interviewee on topic beforehand
  • Check archives for specific identified news items
  • Check electronic media (wires), articles of interest in newspapers and study oversees media
  • Conduct preliminary telephonic and follow-up probing interviews
  • Direct editor to cut pictures according to storyline, editing pictures and notes
  • Identify stories through research, sourcing and networking
  • Screen functions, events for possible newsworthy items
  • Write final copy of news bulletin
  • Lay voice on tape and present on camera
  • Conduct live crossings
  • At least 3 years broadcasting experience
  • Good general knowledge, thorough understanding of South African politics and players involved as well as international current affairs
  • Working knowledge of quality of visuals and scripts
  • Ability to identify sources and network
  • A developed culture of reading and news sense
  • Ability to develop story ideas
  • A team player and work well with camera operators
  • Work to strict deadlines and display initiative
  • Good command of the English language
  • Good probing and presentation skills
the successful candidate will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends and public holiday, and standby shifts.

If you possess the required criteria and qualifications, please send a letter of motivation with a detailed CV to Jobs@etv.co.za

Application closing date: 27January 2012.

Replies: 14
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Reply from: Green.arrow Tuesday, January 24, 2012 10:57 AM
Hi, my name is getrude mmametse mashila. I would like to be a presenter on etv. I am confident, spunky, and energetic. I have a beautifull smile and I speak english, sepedi and sexhosa very well. Please call me on 0839356670 , mmametsemashila@webmail.co.za. PLEASE I BEG YOUN I WILL NOT DISSAPOINT. I WILL BE WAITING TO HEAR FrOM YOU.
Reply from: The General Tuesday, January 24, 2012 13:47 PM
Lmao haha Green.arrow shouldn't you contact them rather
Reply from: caro Tuesday, January 24, 2012 14:42 PM
hao bandla! green arrow!!!!!! that ws kinda sweet hey, if i ws the employer i wud request to c see ur cv asap. lmfao.......
Reply from: babye Tuesday, January 24, 2012 14:51 PM
hitting google search  for Mmametse
Reply from: VusiK Tuesday, January 24, 2012 14:59 PM
Ha! GA! ... i-Job yi-Job!
Reply from: Green.arrow Tuesday, January 24, 2012 15:26 PM
Oh Babye, are u from etv?...will you call me? You don't have to google me sweet thang. If my number is not getting thru call me on my twin sister's number...her name is Katarina...0741115989. I AM WAITING WITH ALL MY HEART AND SOUL.
Reply from: Tazteeq Tuesday, January 24, 2012 15:37 PM
Hayibo Green Arrow! Such an advert! LOL
Reply from: makisto Tuesday, January 24, 2012 15:46 PM
Kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaa GA, that is not even you, lol *dead* Kwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa. As if we don't know your real name, lol, kwaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Reply from: carino Tuesday, January 24, 2012 16:15 PM
*deathby GA. Even your real name aside, we know Green-Arrow too well to know she would do no such thing.
Reply from: Cnglemother Tuesday, January 24, 2012 17:07 PM
azange ndihleke kangaka lol,thanks GA for the laugh.kwa-kwa-kwa!usile tjo!
Reply from: Cnglemother Tuesday, January 24, 2012 17:11 PM
heh!the irony in babye being from etv?
Reply from: Green.arrow Wednesday, January 25, 2012 06:55 AM
:) u guys.
Reply from: Green.arrow Wednesday, January 25, 2012 07:01 AM
The ign'ant masses ba tena. They don't listen to direct advice about not posting their details online, nowhere. Next thing they'll be called by 'agents' who'll promise them news anchoring jobs in brazil and thailand...etc etc. Hope they see the foolishness of green.arrow b4 they post their staff.....but oh wait, they simply don't read, not even the post description, they just post!!!!
Reply from: VusiK Wednesday, January 25, 2012 09:08 AM
Arae you talking about the idiots who write their info requesting casting directors to contact them for auditions ... Bad Start to 2012 ... The Thais are now onto loaded dreads ... I'm just waiting on the next "ingenuity in trafficking" ploy to hit "South African man caught smuggling cocaine in his butt implants" ...

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