Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Senior ENG Cameraperson (News) - Aljazeera International

Job Vacancy: 
Senior ENG Cameraperson (News) - Aljazeera International (M) Sdn Bhd

Location: Kuala Lumpur, 

Closing Date: 26th November 2018

The Senior ENG Cameraperson is responsible for the acquisition of news and programmes footage on location using ENG camera, sound, lighting and edit equipment.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
1. Rig & operation of ENG equipment on location for acquisition of news and programmes material
2. Maintain and look after ENG equipment to the highest standard
3. Work closely with editorial field teams to deliver high quality live and recorded material from the field
4. Maintain accurate documentation of equipment for shipping and customs purposes
5. Meet editorial deadlines for delivery of edited packages from the field
6. Assist editorial staff with the pre-planning of news and programmes events
7. Document and report any technical problems encountered with ENG equipment
8. Assist with development of new technical workflows & equipment associated with newsgathering
9. Follow and work within all safety guidelines produced by the network or contracted security advisors
10. Work closely with department coordinators to achieve efficiency in mission planning and tasks

Other Responsibilities
1. Occasional training of editorial staff
2. Perform other duties relevant to the job as requested

Job Requirements and Qualifications
• Minimum National Academic Diploma or Bachelor degree in Media or related fields,
• A minimum 5 years’ experience working in television environment
• A minimum 3 years’ experience in a television news environment
• Previous experience working in Hostile environments is preferable

• Creative Video skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Computer skills
• Technical skills with portable transmission systems – BGAN, Thuraya IP.
• Multi-tasking skills
• Communication skills

• Broadcast standards including HD 1080i, SDI, AES/EBU, MPEG, PAL 625, NTSC
• IP Networks – TCP/IP, FTP, Store and Forward
• Operation of Broadcast TV Cameras, lighting and sound equipment
• Operation of MAC computers and nonlinear edit software
• International news and current affairs

• Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
• Able to work flexible and unsociable hours
• Able to analyze problems and determine root cause and provide solutions
• Able to work well within and lead a team
• Able to work in hostile environments

Performance Measures
• Quality of output from the field
• Problem solving
• Communication with others
• Technical Efficiency

Tools and Equipment
• ENG Cameras, Lighting and Sound
• Computers and newsgathering software
• Ancillary broadcast newsgathering equipment – BGAN, Autocue, Thuraya IP, DigiLinks

All applications kindly email to: regional-hrasia@aljazeera.net

Closing Date: 26th Nov 2018

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