Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent for Nyeri County. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of Desk, Inooro FM.
Key roles & responsibilities
Generating ideas for news stories and news features
Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources;
Generating ideas to editors and producers;
Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.;
Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
Filling stories from Nyeri county
Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.
Academic and professional/work Experience
Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
At least one year relevant experience as a reporter or a correspondent.
Must know how to use a professional camera
Excellent written and spoken English ,Swahili and Kikuyu – Attach Voice Demo
An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
Sound knowledge of the local , national and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
A clear communicating voice
Ability to report accurately and impartially.
Ability to work for long hours and on short notice
Willingness to work for long hours and on short notice
Willingness to travel locally and abroad including to difficult and dangerous locations in line of duty
If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV and a one-page statement explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org by 21st September 2017. Clearly cite Job Ref No HRD/RCP/9/2017 in your email.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. http://www.royalmedia.co.ke/careers/