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  • Diploma, Associate's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

This role is responsible for covering, researching and writing stories for publication.


  1. Taking notes, carrying out interviews, checking out facts and submitting stories within set deadlines during assignments;
  2. Researching and collecting background information required to make stories complete, topical, informative, credible and analytical Compliance with Editorial Journalistic Ethics;
  3. Writing and processing stories collected to ensure they are balanced, properly
  4. presented, free of error and in line with laid down editorial policy and house-style;
  5. Following news leads and maintaining close and effective contact with news sources;
  6. Informing the Editor of work progress, any problems encountered and areas where he may require assistance and/or facilitation to complete assignments within the agreed deadlines;
  7. Identifying areas of improvement/development in daily news reporting and making appropriate recommendations to the Editor;
  8. Ensuring there are no cases of libel and defamation in stories filed so as to cushion the Group against risks of suits.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional information: This position can be in any of our regions in Kenya.
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: anywhere in kenya
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Written communication; Multimedia; Journalism; Media law; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); Creativity; Storytelling; Print production; Communication; Interpersonal communication
Required languages: Swahili (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent),

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The Standard Group PLC

Communications, media, radio, tv

The Standard Group Plc is a multi-media organization with investments in media platforms spanning newspaper print operations, television, radio broadcasting, digital and online services, as well as outdoor advertising. The Standard Group is recognized as a leading multi-media house in Kenya with a key influence in matters of national and international interest. Our various media platforms include: The Standard Newspaper, KTN, KTN News, Radio Maisha, The Nairobian weekly newspaper, Think Outdoor (billboard advertising) and Standard Digital.

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