Egesa FM Radio Presenter Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Royal Media Services

Job Description

EGESA FM is seeking to fill the position of a radio news presenter. If you believe you have what it takes to fill the above position, take time, read through and apply.

KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To sub-edit copy from reporters/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.
Preparing and presenting material ‘on air’ for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
Generating ideas for stories , features and following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources.
Pitching story ideas to editors.
Developing and maintaining local contacts.
Coordinating and liaising with correspondents in the field for purpose of compiling news and features.
Make sure that News bytes are of good quality, ethically sound and precise to the right length.
Ensure all social media platforms are updated regularly
Advising your supervisor on new trends in online tools, applications, channels, design & strategy
Moderating talk shows

Skills and Personal attribute

Have a good command of Ekegusii language- Spoken and written ( Attach voice demo)
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 and pay attention to detail.
Must demonstrate a professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust, loyalty and keep abreast with evolving

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 find this a good challenge and you qualify, please send your application and CV. Quote the code HRD/EGESAPRESENTER/2018
Closing date will be Friday 29th June ,2018 at 5pm. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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