Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a correspondent. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the News Editor
Key roles & responsibilities
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.
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.
Excellent written and spoken ,Kikuyu, English and Swahili (Attach voice demo in mp3 format)
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.