Royal Media – Radio Correspondents

RADIO CORRESPONDENT – Muuga/Citizen (1)

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent for Tharaka Nithi County. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of Desk.

Key roles & responsibilities

  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features;
  • Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, courts, press conferences and other sources;
  • Generating story/feature ideas to editors and producers;
  • Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc;
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
  • Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
  • Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • Filling stories from Tharaka Nithi county;
  • Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field.
  • At least one year experience as a reporter or a correspondent.
  • Must know how to use a professional camera.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken English ,Swahili and Meru – Attach Voice Demo
  • An edge for news, features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory.
  • Sound knowledge of local, national and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment.
  • Authoritative microphone voice.
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.
  • An interest/ passion for social media.
  • Ability to work long hours and on short notice.

Key Considerations

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on short notice.
  • Willingness to travel locally and abroad including dangerous locations in the line of duty

If you are interested and qualified, please email you’re CV and Application Letter to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke subject clearly marked Ref No. HRD/RMUC/03/2017 by Friday 31st March 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

RADIO CORRESPONDENT Chamgei/ Citizen (1)

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent for Nandi County. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of Desk.

Key roles & responsibilities

  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features;
  • Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, courts, press conferences and other sources;
  • Generating story/feature ideas to editors and producers;
  • Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc;
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
  • Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
  • Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • Filling stories from Nandi county;
  • Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field.
  • At least one year experience as a reporter or a correspondent.
  • Must know how to use a professional camera.

Essential Competences

Excellent written and spoken English ,Swahili and Kalenjin – Attach Voice Demo

  • An edge for news, features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory.
  • Sound knowledge of local, national and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment.
  • Authoritative microphone voice.
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.
  • An interest/ passion for social media.
  • Ability to work long hours and on short notice.

Key Considerations

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on short notice.
  • Willingness to travel locally and abroad including dangerous locations in the line of duty

If you are interested and qualified, please email you’re CV and Application Letter to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke subject clearly marked Ref No. HRD/RCC/03/2017 by Friday 31st March 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

RADIO CORRESPONDENT – Inooro/Citizen (1)

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent for Nairobi County. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of Desk.

Key roles & responsibilities

  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features;
  • Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, courts, press conferences and other sources;
  • Generating story/feature ideas to editors and producers;
  • Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc;
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
  • Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
  • Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • Filling stories from Nairobi county;
  • Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field.
  • At least one year experience as a reporter or a correspondent.
  • Must know how to use a professional camera.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken English ,Swahili – Attach Voice Demo
  • An edge for news, features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory.
  • Sound knowledge of local, national and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment.
  • Authoritative microphone voice.
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.
  • An interest/ passion for social media.
  • Ability to work long hours and on short notice.

Key Considerations

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on short notice.
  • Willingness to travel locally and abroad including dangerous locations in the line of duty

If you are interested and qualified, please email you’re CV and Application Letter to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke subject clearly marked Ref No. HRD/RIC/03/2017 by Friday 31st March 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

RADIO CORRESPONDENT – Musyi/Citizen (1)

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent for Mwingi County. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of Desk.
Key roles & responsibilities

  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features;
  • Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, courts, press conferences and other sources;
  • Generating story/feature ideas to editors and producers;
  • Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc;
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
  • Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
  • Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • Filling stories from Mwingi county;
  • Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field.
  • At least one year experience as a reporter or a correspondent.
  • Must know how to use a professional camera.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken English ,Swahili and Kamba – Attach Voice Demo
  • An edge for news, features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory.
  • Sound knowledge of local, national and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment.
  • Authoritative microphone voice.
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.
  • An interest/ passion for social media.
  • Ability to work long hours and on short notice.

Key Considerations

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on short notice.
  • Willingness to travel locally and abroad including dangerous locations in the line of duty

If you are interested and qualified, please email you’re CV and Application Letter to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke subject clearly marked Ref No. HRD/RMC/03/2017 by Friday 31st March 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

RADIO SPORTS EDITOR

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio sports editor.

Key roles & responsibilities

  • Create and implement sports news strategies for all the radio platforms under Royal Media Services Ltd.
  • Manage the Sports Desk.
  • Manage and upload content on citizentv.co.ke/sports website.
  • Manage and generate sports content for Citizen Digital social media platforms.
  • Maintain close and effective contact with sports news sources.
  • Assign duties to and guide reporters attached to the sports desk in sourcing sports news.
  • Maintain an up to date diary of major events and news of interest in all RMS radio stations, website and social media platforms as well as preparing a schedule of sports assignments.
  • Ensure stories aired conform to journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style.
  • Prepare high quality sports stories and features, ensuring they are topical, balanced, informative, credible and analytical.
  • Anchor sports news, do sports commentaries, conduct live and recorded interviews.

Skills and Personal attribute

  • Have a good command of English and Kiswahili. ( Attach Swahili and English voice demo)
  • Strong writing, editing and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and love for sports.
  • Ability to work odd hours.
  • Clear understanding of media laws and ethics.
  • Self driven, assertive, punctual and organized.
  • Must have a nose for news, broad and strategic thinker and pay attention to detail.
  • Must demonstrate a professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust, loyalty and keep abreast with evolving trends.

Academic and professional experience

  • A university degree in journalism / mass communication or related field from a recognized university.
  • A master’s degree in communication or its acceptable equivalent will be an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years experience in a reputable newsroom, and at least two years as sports editor.

If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, Application Letter to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke by 31st March, 2017 clearly indicating on the subject, Job Ref No. HRD/RSE/03/2017.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

RADIO CORRESPONDENT – Bahari/Citizen (1)

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a suitably qualified individual to the position of a Radio correspondent for Lamu County. He/she will be required to source, generate, package and present the news. He/she will report to the Head of Desk.
Key roles & responsibilities

  • Generating ideas for news stories and news features;
  • Following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, courts, press conferences and other sources;
  • Generating story/feature ideas to editors and producers;
  • Researching and compiling relevant information to support a story using credible information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc;
  • Writing scripts for bulletins, headlines and special reports;
  • Exercising judgment on the best story angle;
  • Using portable digital audio recorders and other equipment to record material and appropriate editing software to produce complete packages for broadcast;
  • Preparing material for both pre-recorded and live pieces;
  • Filling stories from Lamu county;
  • Developing and maintaining useful contacts and relations with news sources;
  • Understanding and complying with media law and industry codes of conduct.

Academic and professional/work Experience

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or any other related field.
  • At least one year experience as a reporter or a correspondent.
  • Must know how to use a professional camera.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken English ,Swahili–Attach Voice Demo
  • An edge for news, features, ability for quick thinking, persistence, personal initiative and a good memory.
  • Sound knowledge of local, national and international social, political and economic news-shaping environment.
  • Authoritative microphone voice.
  • Ability to report accurately and impartially.
  • An interest/ passion for social media.
  • Ability to work long hours and on short notice.

Key Considerations

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to work long hours and on short notice.
  • Willingness to travel locally and abroad including dangerous locations in the line of duty

If you are interested and qualified, please email you’re CV and Application Letter to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke subject clearly marked Ref No. HRD/RBC/03/2017 by Friday 31st March 2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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