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News Directors

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Media, communications, languages
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

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 PLC 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. As part of strengthening our operations, we are looking for creative and ambitious individuals to join the team.

The Role
This role is responsible for news direction operations.



Responsibilities

  1. Manage station news brand on broadcast and digital platforms
  2. Oversees informative, competitive, highly rated news bulletins and breaking news
  3. Works with departments across the station to involve all employees in the news gathering process
  4. Provide newsroom leadership direction, coaching, mentoring and supervision to employees
  5. Monitor newscasts for accurate editorial content while keeping brand vision on track


General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Media, communications, languages
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Multimedia; Supervision; Digital content development and editing (social media, blogs, etc.); News writing and production; Mentoring and coaching; Film and video directing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)


The Standard Group PLC

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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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