Royal Media Services Limited – Correspondent – Kwale.

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Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual for the position of correspondent.
He/she will be required to source, generate, package, and present the news. He/she will report to the News Editor
Available Vacancies: One (1)

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 two years of relevant experience as a reporter/correspondent in a busy media house.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Swahili (Attach English and Swahili demos ( Audio and Video)
  • An edge for news or features, the 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.

If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, voice demo, and application to
recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke by Friday 23rd September 2022.

Clearly cite Job Ref No. HRD-CORRKWALE-9-2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.