Royal Media Business Editor Jobs Kenya

Business Editor- Radio Job at Royal Media Services Limited

Royal Media Services Limited is seeking to recruit a highly qualified individual for the above position. The job holder will be responsible for generating radio business news content, as well as create and implement various business news strategies. He/she will provide business news stories, features and other news related content to strengthen the Company’s programming, editorial and digital platforms.

Roles for the Business Editor- Radio Job

The Business editor’s role will include the following:-

  • Generate business news stories for all Royal Media owned radio stations
  • Devise and implement strategies to continuously grow news audience numbers
  • Manage the daily running of the Business News Desk
  • Assign various duties to radio reporters and correspondents on the docket or beat
  • Monitor business news-based content & feedback on social media
  • Structure the day’s business news outlook and chair planning/strategy meetings
  • Guide county correspondents on what to cover and how to package their items
  • Edit business news items from reporters and correspondents
  • Generate feature stories coverage plan and ensure bulletins have business news feature stories
  • Ensure quality and timely business news content on radio and online
  • Proofread script to ensure it is balanced, properly presented, free of errors and adheres to the company editorial policy and house style.
  • Translate/transcribe script and audio as required
  • Ensure adherence to highest level of integrity

Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Impeccable command of English and Kiswahili
  • Strong writing and translation skill
  • Competent editing skills using Cool edit, Adobe Audition software or equivalent
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Understanding of Media Laws & Ethics
  • Self driven, assertive, punctual & organized
  • Have a nose for news, widely knowledgeable & attention to detail
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty and loyalty

Business Editor- Radio Job Qualifications

  • University Graduate 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 three of which must be in a senior position.

How to Apply

If you qualify, please send your application and resume to:

Clearly cite Job Ref No. HRD/ RBE/29-2018 in your email. Closing date will be Wednesday 14th September 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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