Quality Assurance Reviewer

at etv South Africa
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR
Street Address Cape Town



e.tv is South Africa’s biggest independent, free-to-air television channel. With over 16 million viewers, e.tv appeals to all races, ages and income groups and is the most viewed English language channel in the country. We are the destination of choice for local and international entertainment, a place where viewers can come together to set their imaginations free.

Job Functions    Editing

Industries            Broadcasting / Transmitting


The incumbent would be required to view material intended for broadcasting on any of eMedia network of channels and to do a complete quality assurance review of this material, ensuring that it meets the e.tv technical standards and comply with specifications of the various channels. The incumbent would also be required to ensure material information is timeously loaded in the BMS.


  1. Quality Assurance


Analysing audio and video quality of programmes in real time.

Ensuring the technical quality of all media operations material in line with e.tv and other broadcasters broadcasting specifications.

Ensuring that all timings and other relevant info is correct and correctly loaded on BMS.

Ensuring that the programmes required for broadcast are ingested and a quality assurance review is performed on ingested material as per the given schedule.

Editing and dubbing material as and when required.

Ensuring the correct material is captured and conforms to broadcast standards, including aspect ratio.

Evaluating images and processes through a PSE (Photosensitive epilepsy) test if and when required.

Mastering finished products in time and archiving existing projects.

Flagging any classification queries to be reviewed.

Gathering all the relevant components (audio mixes, textless elements, etc.) on International Masters.

Reviewing and responding to daily shift report, when on standby.

Reviewing and responding to daily missing media report, when on standby.


  1. Editing


Selecting shots that need to be taken out or faded after consultation with relevant stakeholders.

Formatting multiple file wrappers and codecs.

Logging and digitizing of media delivered on tape or any analogue delivery format.

Printing to tape and doing insert editing on material to be played out or delivered to analogue formats or systems.

Editing the title as per distributor / broadcaster specifications (video type, audio configurations etc.). Formatting according to delivery format required (DVD master, broadcast file or master file) for redistribution.

Responsible for creating viewing copies for potential clients to view and uploading to our digital online viewing platform (Egnyte).

Sending links and media digitally to clients.

Converting selected media according to clients’ specifications.




A relevant Matric qualification

A Certificate / National Diploma in Video Editing(Advantageous)

A minimum of 1-2 years experience within a similar role


Interested candidates can send their CV