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SABC NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS | PRODUCER / PRESENTER


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RE-ADVERTISEMENT – CLOSING DATE: 27 SEPTEMBER 2023

SABC NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS

Position: PRODUCER / PRESENTER: RADIO CURRENT AFFAIRS
(SESOTHO / LESEDI FM – BLOEMFONTEIN, FREE STATE)

Position ID: 60021700

Scale Code: 402

Reporting Line: EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: RADIO CURRENT AFFAIRS

Main Purpose of the Position:
To actively produce and/or present/co-present SABC News’ Sesotho Radio Current Affairs programs, contributing to the broadcast of newsworthy, accurate, and fair stories for the target audience, aligning with the public mandate and SABC News’ editorial policy and strategy.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Initiate and produce assigned Radio News and Current Affairs content.
  • Present and/or co-present Radio News and Current Affairs programs, including special broadcasts and outside broadcasts.
  • Generate, research, plan, record, produce, and broadcast compelling, accurate, and fair Radio News and Current Affairs material.
  • Ensure timely planning and delivery of all Radio News and Current Affairs stories, interviews, and programs.
  • Maintain proficiency in Sesotho language and adhere to journalistic and broadcast standards.
  • Analyze news stories and developments, delving into subtexts and underlying currents.
  • Conduct various research types, including desktop, archival, and field research.
  • Conduct in-depth interviews and Q&As.
  • Create, translate, voice, and package stories.
  • Utilize multimedia platforms effectively to promote Radio News and Current Affairs content.
  • Provide support and mentorship to colleagues.
  • Establish and maintain reliable news networks and contacts.
  • Engage professionally with the target audience to enhance SABC News and Current Affairs.
  • Adhere to legal and regulatory requirements, including South Africa’s Constitution, broadcasting laws, ICASA regulations, and SABC News’ editorial policies.
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

SABC NEWS PRODUCER / PRESENTER Requirements:

  • National diploma/degree in Journalism, Media Studies, or equivalent qualifications.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in Radio News and Current Affairs, particularly within the specified language context.
  • Proficiency in both Sesotho and English, both spoken and written.
  • Understanding of social/digital media as a journalistic tool.
  • In-depth knowledge of news, current affairs, trends, and developments.
  • Clear and engaging broadcast voice/presentation style.
  • Solid grasp of social, economic, and political trends.
  • Effective planning, organization, and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure, including extended and irregular hours.
  • Familiarity with the news, media, and broadcasting environment.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft, internet tools, Dalet/Dira/Audacity, and ENPS, among others.

Join our dynamic team at SABC News & Current Affairs and contribute to informing and engaging our audience in the Free State through Sesotho Radio Current Affairs programming. Apply now!

Please note that this is a re-advertisement, and the closing date for applications is 27 September 2023.

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