Description Position at Al Jazeera Media Network
Job Purpose Summary
Supervisor - SNG is responsible for the planning and execution of SNG deployments, the operation of technical facilities on location associated with the acquisition and transmission of live news and programmes and the supervision of the SNG team.
Key Responsibilities And Accountabilities
Rig & operation of SNG equipment on location for transmission of news and programmes material
Rig & operation of technical facilities associated with newsgathering on location
Follow and work within all safety guidelines produced by the network or contracted security advisors
Work closely with editorial team to deliver technical solutions for newsgathering needs.
Conduct technical recces for planned news events and provide site reports for editorial planners
Provide on-site technical and engineering support for the newsgathering teams on location
Provide remote technical support for staff camera crews globally
Conduct routine testing, preventative and corrective maintenance of transmission and ancillary equipment prior to and during deployments
Seek and develop new technical workflows & equipment associated with newsgathering
Engage with third party suppliers and managers to procure new technical equipment
Minimum Required Academic Degree : Bachelor degree
A minimum 8 years working in SNG or related fields.
A minimum 3 years working at a senior SNG level
Previous experience working with IP or IT based systems is an advantage