Video Producer

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Briefly News, a leading entertainment and news website in South Africa, is looking for a creative producer to join our video department (remote position in Johannesburg).

Join Briefly TV from the very beginning! Stay at the roots of new successful project! Get opportunity to influence the strategy and content!


  • Producing 2 videos weekly (can be 1 interview and 1 show).
  • Generating ideas for shows and formats on our video platforms.
  • Pitching human interest stories for coverage, reaching out to the guests, confirming dates and having back-ups.
  • Preparing questions for the interviews, description material for the videos.
  • Control over the production: booking the venue for shooting, giving directions to the cameraman, etc.
  • Overseeing all stages of production and post-production of videos.
  • Overseeing adherence to the production and release schedule, content strategy.
  • Analyzing the performance of the videos in general.
  • Ensuring the content adheres to the highest journalistic standards, Briefly News editorial policies and applicable South African laws.


  • Proven experience as a: video journalist/producer/host (TV, film, online video). Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.
  • Deep understanding of video production process, video quality standards, video narrative structures, journalistic standards, latest trends in video production.
  • Proven experience in a managerial position in a media organization/video production studio is a plus.
  • Experience of working with digital video platforms (YouTube, Facebook video) is a plus.
  • Excellent spoken and written English. Perfect writing skills; narration and good grammar.
  • Great editorial judgment and news monitoring skills.
  • Must be a self-driven individual with a strong desire to constantly learn, adapt and work under minimal supervision.
  • Must be a strategic and analytical thinker, able of quick decision making.
  • Must have strong research skills and be able to use social media effectively.

why join us:

  • Highly competitive remuneration
  • Comfortable working environment.
  • Opportunity to learn and grow with a super-friendly team.
  • Exposure to modern digital and innovative tools.
  • Opportunity to learn from the biggest global players in IT and media worldwide.

Briefly News is one of the biggest news and entertainment platforms in South Africa. Briefly News is a partner of Legit (ex-GMEM), a media holding operating in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana, with projects like, and

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