SABC NEWS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS DIVISION

 Independent  Contractors (IC) / Freelancer Roles Openings:

 

The News and Current Affairs division of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) requires the services of Radio/ TV and Technical Operations/Studio

Facilities/Support independent contractors I freelancers across the country from 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023.



Applicants must clearly Indicate for which freelance role/s and programme they are applying. For example:



  • Producer I Presenter and Bulletin Wrl1er I Reader,Gauteng newsroom, Pretoria, lkwekwezi FM (lsiNdebele) Current Affairs
  • Producer, Gauteng – The Agenda,TV Current Affairs
  • Video Editor,Gauteng,Studio Facilities

 



Applicants’ updated CVs – of not more than three (3) pages – must clearly reflect:



  • Full personal and contact detail
  • Academic qualifications.
  • Employment history to date,including,roles, companies, Radio I TV programmes done,and years or service in each role etc; and
  • At least two references.



Applicants must send their CVs to the correct specified email address/es for each role being applied for.

 

Closing date for all roles: Tuesday, 15 February 2022



1. NEWS INPUT (provincial) INDEPENDENT CONTRACT I FREELANCE ROLES – Radio & TV News



1.7   Northern Cape Newsroom (Kimberley)

 

3 x Video Journalist I Video Editor 1 x Reporter

3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader XKfm (Khwedarn & ! Xun-thali) Current Affairs



Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles in Kimberley must be emailed to NCNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za

 

 

  • North West Newsroom (Mahikeng)

 

1 x Senior Video Journalist I Video Editor

3 x Video Journalist I Video Editor

1 x Reporter

3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer / Reader                                                 Motswednig FM (Setswana) Current Affairs

 

Applications and CVS for the above mentioned roles in Mahikeng must be emailed to NWNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za

 



  • Western Cape (Sea Point,Cape Town) 1 x Senior Video Journalist I Video Editor 4x Video Journalist I Video Editor

2 x Bulletin Writer I Reader Good Hope FM (English & Afrikaans)

1 x Reporter

Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles in Cape Town must be emailed to WCNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za

 

  • KwaZulu-Natal Newsroom (Durban) 1x Senior Video Journalist I Video Editor 3 x Video Journalist I Video Editor

1x Reporter



2 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Ukhozi FM (lsiZulu) Current Affairs

 

Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles in Durban must be emailed to KZNNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za.

 



  • Limpopo Newsroom (Polokwane)

1 x Video Journalist I Video Editor

 

3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Munghana Lonene FM (Xitsonga) Current Affairs

3x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Phalaphala FM (Tshivenda) Current Affairs



3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Thobela FM (Sepedi) Current Affairs

 

Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles In Polokwane must be emailed to LPNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za.

 



  • Mpumalanga Newsroom (Mbombela)



1x Video Journalist I Video Editor  1x Reporter (preferably Afrikaans)

3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Ligwalagwala FM (Siswall) Current Affairs

 

Applications and cvs for the above mentioned roles in Mbombela must be emailed to MPNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za



Requirements:

 

  • National diploma in journalism I media studies: OR
  • Relevant equivalent qualification; OR
  • Matric certificate with proven track record including experience in applicable role.

 



  • Eastern Cape Newsroom (Gqeberha, Bhisho & Mthatha)

 

4 x Video Journalist I Video Editor (2in Gqeberha. 1 in Mthatha & 1 in Bhisho)



3 x Reporter (1 In Gqeberha,1 In Mthatha & 1 In Bhisho)

 

3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Umhlobo Wenene FM ( siXhosa) Current Affairs (All in Gqeberha)



Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles in the Eastern Cape must be emailed to ECNewsfreelance@sabc.co.za.



  • Free State Newsroom (Bloemfontein)

1x Video Journalist I Video Editor 2 x Reporter

3 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader Lesedi FM (Sesotho) Current Affairs

 

Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles in Bloemfontein must be emailed to FSNewsfreelance@sabc.co.za.



1.3Gauteng Newsroom (Pretoria) 
 2 x Video Journalist I Video Editor 
 2 x Reporter (preferably lsiNdebele & Afrikaans) 
 5 x Producer I Presenter AND Bulletin Writer I Reader (lsiNdebele) Current Affairs Ikwekwezi FM



Applications and CVs for the above mentioned roles In Pretoria must be emailed to GPNewsFreelance@sabc.co.za.

 

2.  NEWS- EDITORIAL INNOVATION AND CONTENT DEVELOPMENT INDEPENDENT CONTRACT I FREELANCE ROLES -TV News

 



Requirements:

  • National diploma In journalism I media studies.;OR
  • Relevant equivalent qualification; OR
  • Matric certificate with proven track record, including experience in applicable role.

 



2.1      Department: Economics – Gauteng

 

 

IC Roles:    1 x Market Producer

2 x Reporter



Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Tshepo Mongoai, mongoaith@sabc.co.za

 

 

  • Department : Planning – Gauteng

 

IC Roles:    1 x Producer (planning/or graphics) 2x Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address.Thabo Mophuthing, mophuthingts@sabc.co.za



  • Department: Politics- Gauteng

 

IC Role:1x Producer/Reporter

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Mzwandile Mbeje, mbejeme@sabc.co.za



  • Department :International Politics- Gauteng IC Role: 1x Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Sophie Mokoena, mokoenas@sabc.co.za

 

  • Department:Parliament- Western Cape IC Role: 1x Camera Operator

 

Applications for these roles mus.t be sent to this email address, Vuyani Green, greenv@sabc.co.za

 

 

  • Department: Sport

 

IC Roles:    2x Reporter/Producer

 

2 x Bulletin Editor

 

1 x Presenter

 

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Anton Snyman, snymanaj@sabc.co.za

 



  1. 3. NEWS- OUT PUT INDEPENDENT CONTRACT I FREELANCE ROLES –

TV & Radio News

 

Requirements:

  • National diploma In journalism I media studies: OR
  • Relevant equivalent qualification; OR
  • Matric certificate with proven track record, including experience in applicable rote.

 

  • Television News Channel

 

 

  • Department: Morning Live:

 

IC  Roles:    1 x Producer Sports

 

3 x Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Lumko Jimlongo jimlongoll@sabc.co.za

 



  • Department: WEEKEND LIVE

 

IC Roles: 1 x Producer Sports

 

2 x Producers

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Lumko Jimlongo, jimlongoll@sabc.co.za



  • Department:The Agenda IC Roles: 1x Copy Editor

4 x Bulletin Writer

 

2 x   Producer Bulletin

 

Appllca1ions for these roles must be sent to this email address, Brain Herman hermanba@sabc.co.za



  • Department: ONPOINT

 

IC Roles:1 x Copy Editor

 

  • x Producer

 

  • x Bulletin Writer/Producer

 

Applications for these roles mus1be sent to this email address Shakerah Haffejee. haffejees@sabc.co.za



3.3 FTA TV Current Affairs Programmes

 

3.3.1   Department: SABC Parliament

 

IC Roles:1x Duty Editor

 

2 x Senior Producer 2 x Production Editor 2 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Livhuwani Mutshatshi, mutshatshiLP@sabc.co.za



  • Department: Network

 

IC Roles: 2 x Producer

1x Senior Video Journalist 1 x Senior Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Lulama Mafubedu. mafubedupl@sabc.co.za



  • Department:Trendz Travel

 

IC Roles.:1x Senior Producer

 

2 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Lulama Mafubedu, mafubedupl@sabc.co.za

 



  • Department: Expressions IC Roles: 1 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address. Mbali Lesabe,

lesabeim@sabc.co.za



3.1.9      Department: WEEK IN REVIEW/ WEEK  AHEAD

 

IC Roles:  1x  Copy Editor

1x Producer

1 x Producer social media 1x Bulletin Writer

1x Senior Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Njanji Chauke: chaukeN@sabc.co.za



3.2 FTA TV News Bulletins

 

 

3.2 1 Department: News @3 – English Bulletins

 

IC Roles: 1x Bulletin Writer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Nyiko Ngobeni, ngobeniNG@sabc.co.za



3 2 2   Department: Afrikaans 6 x Bulletin Writer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Danielle Wass, danielle@rsg.co.za

 



3.2.3   Department: Kids News

 

IC Roles: 2 x Producer; lsiZulu

 

2 x Producer: lsiXhosa

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Nkosinathi Mkhize-isiZulu, mkhizens@sabc.co.za and Thando Koti- lsiXhosa kotitl@sabc.co.za



3.15    Department: SA TODAY IC Roles: 2 x Producer

1 x Producer:social media

1x Copy Editor

2 x Bulletin Writer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Melissa Munsamy,

munsamyM@sabc.co.za



3.1.6  Department: Fullview

 

IC Roles: 1x Copy Editor

1 x Producer

1x Producer social media 2 x Bulletin Producer

2 x Bulletin Writer 1x Pixel Operator

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Megan Lubke: lubkeMT@sabc.co.za



  • Department: The Globe

 

IC Roles:  1 x Copy Editor

 

1x Bulletin Producer 1x Bulletin Writer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Percy Sedibe, sedibep@sabc.co.za



  • Department: The Watchdog

IC Roles: 1x Producer social media

1 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address Njanji Chauke, chaukeN@sabc.co.za



  • Department:Stories Untold

 

IC Roles: 1x Senior Producer

 

2 x Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Mbali Lesabe, lesabeim@sabc.co.za

 



  • Department: Unfiltered

 

IC Roles: 2 x Senior Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address. Mbali Lesabe, lesabeim@sabc.co.za



  • Department: Cutting Edge IC Roles:1x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Zinhle Mugabe, dlaminiz@sabc.co.za



3.3..8 Department : Yilungelo Lakho

 

IC Roles: 1x Sen or Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address.Themba Jacobs,

jacobsts@sabc.co.za

 

3.3.9  Department: Vital Signs

IC Roles:1x Senior Producer

2 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Sly Lobelo lobelost@sabc.co.za



3.3.10 Department: Media & Society

 

IC Roles:2 x Senior Producer

1x Producer

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address. Sly Lobelo lobelost@sabc.co.za



3.3.11 Department :Special Assignment- Western Cape & JHB

IC Roles: 1 x Specialist Video Editor

1 x Senior Video Journalist

 

1x Investigator

 

Applications tor these roles must be sent to this email address .Busi Ntuli: ntulimb@sabc.co.za

 



  • RADIO News & Current Affairs – FM & RSG FM)

 

  • Department:Radio News & Current Affairs IC Role.s: 2 x Copy Editor

1 x Digital audio & Technical editor

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Aubrey Setjie, setjiea@sabc.co.za



  • Department: SAFM Current Affairs IC Roles: 5 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Thivhudziswi           Lukoto,  lukototp@sabc.co.za



  • Department :RSG

 

IC Roles: 2 x Bulletin Writer/reader

Applications for these roles must  be sent to this email address, Helena Jansen van Vuuren botesh@sabc.co.za



3.4.4      Department: :Radio News JHB

 

IC Roles: 3 x Sound desk writer

 

2 x Bulletin writer/reader (SAFM)

3 x Bulletin writer/ reader (Metro FM)

3 x Bulletin writer/reader (Radio 2000)

3x Bulletin Editor

2 x Producer

 

Applications tor these roles must be sent to this email address. Connie Chisonta

chisontacn@sabc.co.za



3.4.5  Department: RSG Current Affairs

 

IC Roles:5 x Producer/ Presenter 5 x Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address. Nicolene Dewee

deweenc@sabc.co.za



3.5 Digital News

 

3.5.1 Department: Digital News

 

IC Roles:  4 x Duty Editor

 

4 x Multimedia Producer 10 x Digital news Producer 2 x Production editor

4 x Multimedia editor

2 x Digital media specialist

 

2 x Senior Producer

Requirements: National Diploma in Journalism/ Media Studies/ social media

or relevant equivalent qualification

Or Matric with proven track record and applicable year’s experience in the applicable role

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Nontobeko Magala MagalaNB@sabc.co.za



4.5 Department: Line Record

IC Roles:   12x Line record operator

3 x Ingest Operator (traffic room)

Requirements:

  • National Diploma Electrical Engineering (light current)
  • or relevant equivalent qualification
  • or Matric with proven track record years’ experience In the applicable role

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Sipho Magubane

magubanesl@sabc.co.za



  1. 5. NEWS- OPERATIONS INDEPENDENT CONTRACT I FREELANCE ROLES

Requirements :

 

  • National Diploma or Degree in Journalism/Media Studies
  • or relevant equivalent qualification
  • or Matric with proven track record years’ experience in the applicable role

 

5.1 Department: Tx Scheduling

IC Roles:1 x  Scheduling Coordinator

 

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Noxolo Madwantsi madwantsin@sabc.co.za

4.2     Department:Video Editing

IC Roles:         40 x Video Editor



Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Dolly Tshangela tshangelad@sabc.co..za

4.3     Department: Graphics and Weather

IC Roles:  6 x Graphics

2 x Meteorologist

27 x Weather Presenter

5x On Air Creatives Requirements:

  • National Diploma In Graphic Design/ Multimedia (Graphics)
  • BSc degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Sciences (Meteorologist & Weather)

or relevant equivalent qualification

  • or Matric with proven track record years’ experience in the applicable role



Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Azwitakadzi Tuwani tuwania@sabc.co.z.a

 

 

4.4      Department:Archives



IC Roles:        6 x Archivist

9 x Regional Archivist

Requirements:

 

  • National Diploma in Information Management and Library science
  • or relevant equivalent qualification
  • or Matric with proven track record years’ experience in the applicable role

 

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Wandile Goba gobaw@sabc.co.za



4. NEWS- RESOURCES -TECHNICAL STUDIO OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT INDEPENDENT CONTRACT I FREELANCE ROLES

 

Requirements:

  • National diploma in Journalism /Media studies/Video Technology;OR
  • Relevant equivalent qualification that is applicable 10 discipline, OR
  • Matric certificate with proven track record,Including experience In applicable role.

 

4.1 Department: Studio and Facilities

 

IC Roles:      10 x Vision Mixer

20 x Vision Controller 8 x Technical Director 30 x. Camera Operator

10 x Auto Cue Operator 10 x Titles Operator

18 x Make Up Artist 10 x Sound Operator

8 x Green Room & Wardrobe 3 x Set Dresser

8 x Floor Manager 6 x FCC Producer

Applications for these roles must be sent to this email address, Benny Molefe, molefeb@sabc.co.za



Closing date: Tuesday, 15 February 2022

NB If you have not been contacted within six weeks after the closing date, please consider your application/s to have been unsuccessful.


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