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  • Posted: Jan 21, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 27, 2021
  • Kenya Red Cross is one of the many International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement societies around the world. The Kenya organisation was established in 1965, The Kenya Red Cross supports and runs a number of projects whilst raising awareness to the Kenyan public about the current issues or problems which may affect them.
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    Studio Technical Operator


    Operation of professional Television broadcast equipment for recording, transmission and live broadcast to ensure the highest quality of audio and video signal.


    • Operate Studio and OB equipment e.g. sound mixers, studio cameras, vision mixers and lighting console; to ensure quality sound and video in studio productions and live OBs.
    • Work closely with the producer/director on the requirements of studio recordings/live coverage in order to come up with a required checklist for the execution of the production. Recce/set up should be done prior to the day of production.
    • Direct live productions.
    • Safe handling of equipment during and after productions, reporting malfunctions to the relevant officers and sending faulty equipment to the workshop for repair.
    • Compile all commercials, programs and promos for transmission and ensure they run as per the Daily Transmission Schedule (DTS).
    • Manage the ‘As Run’ logs during transmission.
    • Carry out other duties as may be assigned; video editing, camera operations etc.
    • To provide a daily report of events and recommend ways of improvements to the respective Team Lead (Broadcast Systems Technician & Studio Supervisor).


    • University Degree or Diploma in Electrical Engineering/Media Technology.
    • Minimum 2years of  TV studio engineering/operation experience in video and audio technology.
    • Familiarity with video and audio system design concept and equipment.
    • Familiarity with TV news and magazine production technical requirements.
    • Equipment set up/operation and engineering skills and experience.
    • Familiarity with the transmission operations and the various softwares used.
    • Studio lighting skills and experience in console operation.
    • Thrive in a high-pressure environment.
    • Team player
    • Communication skills
    • Flexibility to work demands
    • Organizational Skills
    • Broadcast operations knowledge
    • Quick decision maker

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    Video Journalist


    Responsible for field and post-production operations while ensuring quality control.


    • Assemble, prepare and set up equipment prior to filming/editing.
    • In charge of a whole set of equipment assigned; ensure equipment is in good operational state by cleaning, general maintenance and repair (if need be).
    • Innovate and experiment with ideas; contribute original ideas to improve the visual and journalistic content of the story and awareness of the different styles and formats.
    • Offer advice on how best to shoot a scene, explain the visual impact created by particular shots and translate the same into a good edited piece.
    • Shoot and edit for all platforms; Television and Digital/online.
    • Quality control: Shooting video of the highest quality for either live transmission or recording, providing a representative visual and audio account of events. Check colour temperatures, exposure and luminance in order to maintain broadcast quality standards in both video and audio sequences.
    • Ensure that the selected shots are well balanced on screen and relevant to the message.
    • Check peak levels to ensure clarity of up-sounds/commentary/music as per set standards.
    • Handle the filming & video editing equipment carefully to ensure that it is in proper working order and to report any malfunction and/or breakage to the relevant officer for resolution.
    • Daily Reports.


    • University Degree or Diploma in Media Technology/TV or Film Production.
    • Minimum 2 years of camera operations and editing experience.
    • Experience in a busy broadcasting station.
    • Familiarity with broadcasting environment, practicing a range of location craft skills e.g. camerawork, lighting, editing and on- location facilities.
    • Ability to visualize production scripts and other verbal or written instructions
    • Systematic planner and Good Organizer
    • Attention to detail.
    • Thrive in a high-pressure environment.

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