Cameraperson, Sajha Sawal
BBC Media Action
BBC Media Action is the BBC’s international development charity. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights.

Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world. We work in partnership with broadcasters, governments, non-governmental organisations and donors to share reliable, timely and useful information. We use the power of media and communication to help reduce poverty and support people in understanding their rights. Our aim is to inform, connect and empower people around the world.

BBC Media Action uses various forms of media and communications to tackle poverty and contribute to long-term change in some of the world’s poorest places. To achieve this, we partner with civil society, local media and governments to:

  • Produce creative programmes in multi-media formats which inform and engage audiences and
  • Strengthen the media sector through building professional capacity and infrastructure.

  • Our work in Nepal focuses on governance, resilience and humanitarian preparedness and response with strong gender commitments and focus. BBC Media Action Nepal Office is about to start a research and communications project funded by World Food Programme (WFP) to support improved nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) outcomes in schools and communities in 10 different districts. The work will complement and reinforce WFP’s ongoing Nepal School Meals Programme (NSMP) particularly feeding into its strategies to increase knowledge and uptake of healthier WASH and nutrition practices.

    Cameraperson, Sajha Sawal

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    Basic Job Information

    Job Category: Journalism / Editor / Media
    Job Level: mid
    No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
    Job Location: Kathmandu
    Offered Salary: None
    Apply Before(Deadline): Mar. 09, 2012 00:00 (6 years, 4 months ago)

    Job Specification

    Education Level: Bachelor
    Experience Required: Not Required
    Other Specification
    • Able to work in the studio and on-location on the weekly discussion programme Sajha Sawal with digital and electronic cameras in multi and single-camera operational conditions, producing pictures for directors by combining the use of complex technology with creative visual skills. The successful candidate will be a trained and high skilled journalist with at least five years experience in filming various genres of media outputs including news reports, documentaries and discussion programmers.

    Job Description

    • Assembling, preparing and setting up equipment prior to filming, which may include tripods, monitors, lighting, cables and leads, and headphone.
    • Offering advice on how best to shoot a scene, explaining the visual impact created by particular shot.
    • Practicing the camera moves required for pre-arranged shot.
    • Finding solutions to technical or other practical problems (for an outside broadcast, for example, the natural light conditions need to be taken into account when setting up shots).
    • Prepared to innovate and experiment with ideas.
    • Working quickly, especially as timing is such an important factor
    • Keeping up to date with filming methods and equipment.
    • Helping with simple repairs and maintenance of equipment.
    • Demonstrating a good awareness of health and safety issues.

    The work will include:

    • Operating in the studio, following shot changes in camera script, in rehearsal and during recording. The skill lies in interpreting what the director wants and acting quickly and effectively to achieve it.
    • Doing outside broadcasts of Sajha Sawal, working as part of a team of camera operators 
    • On location, making reports, where there is likely to be more opportunity for using creative visual skills,  suggesting shots to the director.
    • Should have some experience and knowledge of video editing and have sound knowledge of technical equipment, and maintenance when required.
    • Ability to operate with digital and electronic cameras in multi and single-camera operational conditions.
    • Ability to interpreting the director’s needs and act quickly and effectively to achieve the same.

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