Wananchi Group Play-Out Operator Job in Kenya

Wananchi Group (K) Ltd

Job Title: Play-Out Operator

Department: Technical

Location: Gateway Park

Position Reporting to: Play-Out Manager

Job Purpose / Summary: Perform day to day task required to execute the Play-Out of Zuku Channels and on occasion play in locally generated elements into 3rd Party channels

Key Roles:

  • Operate Play-Out (Master On-Air)Interface and load schedules
  • Examine transmission schedules to ensure they align with ingested content
  • Execute play-out events such as channel switch-overs,content promotions
  • Generate and play out on – air elements such as crawls and squeeze backs
  • Perform quality control of the transmission, including monitoring of sound levels and visual quality
  • Monitor equipment performance
  • Ingest of content into ingest server and QC
  • Collaborate with technical department to ensure seamless and efficient transfer of materials from Ingest to Play-Out
  • Keep records and as-run logs of transmission

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Degree or Diploma in IT or Broadcast related field
  • Minimum 2yrs experience working in an IT based media or Broadcast environment
  • Experience with automated work flows
  • Demonstrable experience of software installation and trouble-shooting
  • Knowledge of media streaming protocols plus working knowledge of video and audio formats

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates to submit their application including a detailed CV and day time telephone contact to recruit@ke.wananchi.com on or before 28th February 2018.

The subject line Play-Out Operator.

Wananchi Group is an equal opportunity employer and will offer competitive remuneration and benefits to the right candidate.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Note: Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


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Updated: February 26, 2018 — 4:51 pm