Saturday, January 31, 2009

Radio Africa Group Job Vacancies and Career Opportunities

The Radio Africa Group (Kiss FM, Classic FM, East FM, Jambo FM) wishes to recruit a

Radio News Editor

Responsibilities
The Radio News Editor will report to the Group News Editor who is also responsible for the news content of the Nairobi Star.

Radio News Editor will manage and motivate a team of newsreaders and editors handling the copy received from the Group's network of reporters and correspondents.

Competencies
Knowledge and practical experience of radio newsroom management; knowledge of current affairs including politics, business and sports; a keen awareness of detail and vivid language; good editing skills; ability to work under pressure and on short deadlines; willingness to be on call 24 hours a day; possession of a wide network of contacts and news sources.

Education
Should be a graduate.

Work Experience
A minimum of five years in radio journalism. Experience in newsroom management is desirable but not mandatory.

News Reader/Editors

We are looking for two top notch news readers. You will report to the Radio News Editor and be responsible for editing stories, compiling and reading news for assigned stations. An excellent reading voice, impeccable English accent,a good news sense and excellent writing skills are required.

You will work under short deadlines, preparing and delivering news up to twice an hour as well as updating news stories as they break.

A graduate degree is essential and radio experience will be an advantage. Send your application with a sample.

Applications must be received on or before 7th February 2009.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible and well before the deadline.

Applications should be sent to:

The Managing Director,
Radio Africa Group
P.O. Box 74497-00200
2nd Floor, Lion Place Waiyaki Way
Nairobi

E-Mail: jobs @ kissfm.co.ke






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