[WATCH LIVE] SABC briefs media on its financial situation

The broadcaster has announced it intends to shed more than 900 permanent jobs as well as more than 1,200 freelancers.

Chief operations officer of the SABC Chris Maroleng. Picture: Facebook.com.

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operations officer Chris Maroleng is briefing the media on the broadcaster's dire financial state on Wednesday.

The broadcaster has announced it intends to shed more than 900 permanent jobs as well as more than 1,200 freelancers.