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Royal Media Services

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Correspondent – Kwale

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Correspondent – Kwale

Closing: Sep 23, 2022

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Published: Sep 20, 2022 (9 days ago)

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Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
  • At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken, English and Swahili (Attach English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
  • Knowledge of Samburu language will be an added advantage
  • An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
  • Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
  • A clear communicating voice
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.


Responsibilities

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
  • At least one year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken, English and Swahili (Attach English and Swahili demo in mp3 format)
  • Knowledge of Samburu language will be an added advantage
  • An edge for news or features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory
  • Sound knowledge of the local and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment
  • A clear communicating voice
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.


  • Ability to shoot visual content, report, write, edit and produce stories on deadline for multiple platforms – Tv, Radio, digital and social media platforms
  • Offer creative and innovative ideas for elevated storytelling
  • Excellent writing skills, with solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills
  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features
  • Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources
  • Generating ideas to head of desks, editors and producers
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports
  • Superior on-camera presentation
  • Capture quality footage
  • Edit footage as needed
  • Provide practical and creative input to scene planning
  • Exercising judgment on the best story angle
  • Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces
  • Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources


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