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  • Posted: Oct 28, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 2, 2019
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    Founded in 2010, Farsight Africa Group is a leading full-service Pan-African communications company that delivers impactful solutions to companies, governments, development organisations and individuals across East Africa. Given the incessant news cycle in both the traditional and digital media, we believe it is absolutely vital to employ reputation man...
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    Senior Radio Producer

    Job Description

    The senior radio producers will be responsible for the audio content of broadcasts via radio, the internet and other mobile platforms. They're will be involved in the entire process, from generating ideas to managing the audience response after a programme.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Generating and researching ideas for programmes and pitching for commissions
    • Developing content, writing material for scripts, bulletins and links
    • Sourcing potential contributors and interviewees.
    • Selecting appropriate content for the programme, the audience and the station.
    • Producing pre-production briefings for presenters, reporters, technical staff and other contributors
    • Undertaking editing, interviewing and reporting duties as necessary
    • Presenting programmes or managing presenters for both pre-recorded and recorded output
    • Checking that copyrights are cleared and understanding media law
    • Converting text, graphics, video and audio files into other formats
    • Contributing to, and making use of, an archive of audio resources which can be re-used
    • Responding to audience feedback, referring on to other departments as necessary
    • Producing and making use of user-generated content
    • Using technology, such as Cool Edit Pro, Pro Tools and Adobe Audition, for editing and production purposes

    Qualifications and Experience

    The candidate should have the following minimum qualifications:

    • Degree in Radio/Media Production, Mass communication or Media studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution
    • At least 5 years working experience in a radio station.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Strong research and strategic analysis skills

    Method of Application

    Candidates can apply for the position by sending their cover letter and CV in one PDF or Microsoft Word document.The single PDF or Word file should be emailed using the position on the subject line by 2nd November, 2019.

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