Jobs at eNCA

Job Title: News Director-e. Sat TV (Pty) Ltd

Job Vacancy Type:


Reporting: MD: eSat

Closing Date: Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Key Performance Areas

  • Coordinate and manage editorial content for news bulletins across all eSat platforms
  • Monitor the look and feel across all eSat news platforms
  • Conduct daily editorial meeting to discuss story treatment and to allocate resources.
  • Manage and co-ordinate eSat TV editorial staff, oversight of the editorial input and output of eNCA news, current affairs and special projects.
  • Manage the recruitment of key staff (senior reporters, anchors, editors and in-house commentators).
  • Identify unique story treatment for television, online and social media to strengthen the eNCA brand.
  • Direct Special broadcasts
  • Contribute a monthly column online
  • Build stake holder relations.


  • A diploma/degree in journalism, or similar qualification
  • Minimum ten years senior experience in journalism, five years in management and preferably in broadcasting
  • Exceptional management and communication skills
  • Sound editorial judgement and interpretational skills
  • Excellent command of the English language, writing skills and visual sense
  • Thorough understanding of South African politics, current affairs and general news
  • Thorough understanding of the processes involved in producing news across multi-platforms.
  • Understanding of the contemporary South African broadcast environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail


The successful candidate will be required to work irregular and long hours, including weekends, public holidays and standby shifts.

Job Applications

Please Note: Only shortlisted applicants who meet the criteria will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 14 days after closing of the advert, please accept that your application was not successful.

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