He makes sure that journalists and producers of news and actuality get timely audio clips from archives. They usually want the audio “yesterday already”, and he mostly has to operate under pressure.
At this moment he is working on…
I am currently dubbing archived audio of Madiba’s [Nelson Mandela] speeches for re-broadcasting by SABC Radio News and Current Affairs Programmes.
I am also busy digitizing raw audio of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission from cassettes onto CDs when I'm not recording broadcast audio clips for journalists.
Blog post: Karen du Toit, Afrikaans Archivist.