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Royal Media Service News Reporter Job (Ramogi TV)

Ramogi TV News Reporter Job, Kenya Latest Media Jobs 2021,

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of News Reporter. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present news stories. He/she will report to the News Editor.

Available Vacancies: Three (3)

Key roles & responsibilities

  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features
  • Following leads on news from sources
  • Generating news ideas
  • Researching and compiling relevant information into credible TV, Radio and digital news stories
  • Writing scripts for bulletins
  • Selecting appropriate locations, pictures and sound and exercising judgment on the best story angle
  • Preparing and presenting material “on air” for both pre-recorded and live pieces
  • Identify potential interviewees, brief them, preparing interview questions and conducting both live and recorded interviews
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry code of conduct

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Diploma in mass communication or any other related field from a reputable institution.
  • Degree in social science and post graduate training in journalism or mass communication will be an added advantage
  • At least one year relevant experience in a busy newsroom covering all aspects of news planning, gathering, editing and airing.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken Luo, English and Swahili (Attach – Luo, English and Swahili demos)
  • An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
  • Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
  • A clear communicating voice
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.
  • Willingness to work for long hours and on short notice
  • Willingness to travel locally and abroad to difficult and dangerous locations in the line of duty

How To Apply

If you find this a good challenge and you qualify, please send your application and CV to [email protected]. Clearly cite Job REF No. HRD/NP/09/2021.

Closing date will be Friday 17th September 2021.

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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