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Saturday, October 6, 2018

News Anchor-KFM Job at Nation Media Group - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
News Anchor-KFM 

Jobs at:
Nation Media Group

Deadline of this Job:
12th October 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Summary
Date Posted: 5th October 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 

 

JOB DETAILS:
Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda's most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and SundayMonitor newspapers,93.3KFM, 9O.4 DembeFM, Nation Couriers and the Monitor Business Directory. We wish to recruit qualified and experienced professionals to fill the following vacancy;
Post: News Anchor-KFM
Reports to: Broadcast Editor –KFM

Job Purpose
To link the audience with newsmakers in order for KFM to gain and increase its credibility by writing and presenting news bulletins on Radio.

MAIN RESPONSIBITIES
  • Takes instructions and briefs from the News Editor on stories to be covered and aired
  • Plays some roles of Producer and Reporter
  • Sub-edits stories/translations to ensure that the conform to journalistic ethics, editorial objectives a house style
  • Rehearses the bulletins to ensure proper pronunciation of words and names of people and places
  • Changes script as necessary to suit house presentatio style without distorting meaning or flouting in—house style
  • Presents news bulletins, commentaries and prepares and conducts live and or recorded interviews of guests and reporters
  • Touches base with newsmaker, aggrieved parties, opinio leaders to give them an opportunity to be heard
  • Researches and scripts for news and interviewers
  • Presents the news by making oneself presentable, audible and uses acceptable language and delivery skills
  • And any other duties assigned by management
QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE:
  • Academic: Diplomal Bachelor of degree in Journalism Mass Communication from an accredited University
  • Professional: Any Professional Postgraduate Diploma would be an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 2-3 years working experience in Media
  • Experience in a media related industry will be required.
Competencies
  • Abreast with Current affairs for both local and global happenings
  • Very strong mastery of the English language
  • Very strong communication skills
  • Ability to hold effective interviews
  • High standard of Integrity
  • Ability to follow through issues to closure
  • Planning and Organization skills
  • Initiative,
  • Eloquent
Job application procedure
If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your applications, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number by 12th October 2018 to: The Head of Human Resource, Monitor Publications Ltd. P.0.Box l2l4T, Kampala, Uganda. Or you can send an email to resourcing@ug.nationmedia.com
Please Note that only short listed candidates will be contacted