News Producer – Ramogi TV

Full time in Media
  • Nairobi Area, Kenya View on Map
  • Post Date : September 10, 2021
  • Apply Before : September 17, 2021
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Job Description

Position roles and responsibilities

  • The person will be the key driver for the news content. They will be charged with the following roles and responsibilities;
  • Generate news and feature stories for RMS TV stations and other platforms
  • Devise and implement strategies to continuously grow news audience numbers
  • Manage the daily running of the news desk
  • Assign duties to reporters and correspondents
  • Monitor news-based content
  • Structure the day’s news outlook and chair planning/strategy meetings.
  • Guide county correspondents on coverage and packaging of news items
  • Edit news items from reporters and correspondents
  • Generate feature stories coverage plan
  • Ensure quality of news content
  • Ensure news balance, factuality, accuracy and adherence to the company editorial policy

Academic qualifications, experience and other attributes

  • University degree in Communication or another related field from a recognized University.
  • Masters degree in Communication or equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years experience in a reputable newsroom (Print or Broadcasting) two of which must be in a senior position.

Skills and personal attributes

  • Impeccable command of Dholuo, English and Kiswahili languages
  • Strong writing and news editing skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Understanding of Media Laws & Ethics
  • Self driven, assertive, punctual & organized
  • Have a nose for news and widely knowledgeable. Pays attention to detail
  • Sound understanding of the local political and media landscape
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty and loyalty
  • High degree of integrity

How To Apply

If you find this a good challenge and you qualify, please send your application and CV to  recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke . Clearly cite Job REF No. HRD/NP/09/2021 as the email subject matter.

Closing date will be Friday 17th September 2021.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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