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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2021
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    The Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media, which attract and serve unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. As a brand, we are committed to generating and creating content that will inform, educate and entertain our consumers across the different platforms, keeping in mind the changing needs and trends in the industry.
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    Senior Regional Reporter

    Opportunity:    

    Nation Media Group seeks to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of Senior Regional Reporter, North Rift in the Editorial department: 

    Reporting to the Growth Editor, the job holder will be responsible for the coordination and management of the Regional Office's operations, getting well researched and most up to date regional reports and ensuring that the content meets established editorial objectives, ethics, and house style and that the stories are delivered within set deadlines.

    Key responsibilities

    • Being the lead writer in the regional office;
    • Generating top stories for the regional editions;
    • Generating news ideas, special reports and projects from the region and following-up on running stories;
    • Preparing the day's docket by listing down all the regional story items and submitting the same to the News Editor;
    • Assigning reporters, debriefing them on the content they bring back and ensuring that they submit their stories to meet deadlines;
    • Editing stories to ensure that there's accuracy, balance, fairness, legal soundness and that they meet journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style, and filing the complete stories to the Growth Editor within set deadlines;
    • Taking responsibility for the content generated and news worthy functions in the regions;
    • Managing company resources in the regional office;
    • Appraising the staff in the regional office;
    • Ensuring delivery of digital content; and
    • Adhering to Social Media Policy as updated from time to time.

    Required Skills:    

    • Bachelor's degree in Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution.
    •  Five (5) years of relevant experience;
    • Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organisation;
    • Ability to write complex reports;
    • Possess analytical and administrative skills;
    • Possess people management skills.

    If you meet the above criteria, apply online athttps://www.nationmedia.com/careers/ on or beforeFebruary 12, 2021.

    Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.
    Benefits:    Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance 

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Nation Media Group PLC on career.staffingsoft.com to apply

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