Makes sure that a program-me or production goes according to plan and that everyone involved in the programme — presenters, camera crew, guests and audience — knows what they have to do and when they have to do it.


  • Moving and handling of props and sets during in-house and on-location productions (this could mean assisting in moving heavy equipment)
  • Helping plan and prepare the programme
  • Supervising the setting up of equipment — screens, chairs, props, microphones and technical gear
  • Running sound and lighting checks to make sure that equipment is working properly
  • Giving cues and time counts to actors, presenters and technicians
  • Telling the studio audience what to do
  • Rehearsing live shows
  • Liaising with the producer and director and relaying instructions between the control
    room and studio staff
  • Dealing with technical problems and any last minute changes
  • Checking on health and safety requirements.
  • Maintain appearance of studios including cleaning of studio sets and floors
  • Dress microphone’s and IFB’s for all on camera appearances
  • Other duties as assigned by the TV Operations Director


  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
  • A thorough understanding of television production is mandatory.
  • Clear, concise and comprehensive verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to think quickly in a pressure situation is a necessity.
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude a must.


  • one year experience in a similar position
  • Diploma