Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a correspondent.
He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the News Editor
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- Ability to shoot visual content, report, write, edit and produce stories on deadline for multiple platforms – Tv, Radio, digital and social media platforms
- Superior on-camera presentation
- Capture quality footage
- Edit footage as needed
- Provide practical and creative input to scene planning
- Offer creative and innovative ideas for elevated storytelling
- Excellent writing skills, with solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills
- 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 head of desks , editors and producers
- Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports
- Exercising judgment on the best story angle
- Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces
- Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources
- Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
- At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.
- Excellent written and spoken Dholuo ,English and Swahili (Attach Dholuo, English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
- 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.
How to Apply
If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, voice demo and an application to [email protected] by Tuesday 24th August 2021
Clearly cite Job Ref No.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.