Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Hot 96 Fm news presenter. He/she will be based in Nairobi and will report to the News Editor.
KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Preparing and presenting news on hot 96 fm. – both pre-recorded and live pieces
To sub-edit copy from reporters and correspondents.
Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and reports.
Selecting appropriate stories and exercising editorial judgement on the best angle from which to approach a story.
Generating ideas for news, features and following leads from news sources.
Pitching story ideas to editors.
Developing and maintaining contacts.
Coordinating and liaising with reporters and correspondents in the field for purpose of compiling news and features.
Ensuring News bytes are of good quality, ethically sound and precise to the right length.
Ensuring all social media platforms are updated regularly
Advising your supervisor on new trends in online tools, applications, channels, design & strategy
Moderating talk shows and conducting interviews
Skills and Personal attribute
Have a good command of English language. ( Attach English voice demo)
A clear communicating voice
Strong writing, editing and analytical skills
Ability to moderate a talk show
Ability to work odd hours
Clear understanding of media laws and ethics
Self driven, assertive, punctual and organized.
Must have a nose for news, broad and strategic thinker who pays attention to detail.
Must demonstrate a professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust, loyalty and keep abreast with evolving trends
Academic and professional experience
A university degree in journalism / mass communication or another related field from a recognized university.
A masters degree in communication or its acceptable equivalent will be an added advantage.
At least 3 years experience as a Presenter /newsreader/reporter/subeditor in a reputable newsroom.
Must be social media savvy, innovative and creative
If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, voice demo and an application letter to email@example.com by Tuesday 13th April, 2021 at 5pm. Clearly cite Job Ref No. HOT06/04/2021. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted