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Radio Announcer/Presenter

Royal Media Services Limited wishes to recruit a high caliber individual in the position of radio announcer at Hot 96. This position is open to internal staff and qualified people are encouraged to apply.

Key roles & responsibilities
The successful candidate will assist the Head of Radio in the successful execution of the following responsibilities;

  • Focus and deliver the agreed on positioning for the Station.
  • Execute strategic plan in consultation with HOR for the station.
  • Grow stations’ audience progressively.
  • Improve the stations’ on air sound.
  • Read, analyse and interpret research on habits, preferences and trends of the target audience and come up with clear implementation strategies in line with the findings
  • Plan with the HOR, manage and successfully execute on ground audience engagements in line with stations strategic direction.
  • Execute strategic corporate social responsibility and enhance the station image and loyalty in the community

Academic and professional Experience

  • Should hold a Bachelor’s degree preferably in the arts
  • Have Mass Communication Training at an appropriate level

Person specification

  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated ability to write and present creative scripts, proposals and promotional concepts
  • Between 20 and 25 years old, a leader, energetic and passionate about their work
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Able to work at odd hours and remote locations
  • Have an ear for music
  • Have an eye for content both online and on radio
  • Have a solid understanding of the target audience.

Do you find this an exciting challenge and meet the above requirements?
Please email your CV, voice demo and an application to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke by Friday 10th February 2019.
Clearly cite Job Ref No. HRD/HFM/CAN/02/19. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Radio Correspondent – Tharaka Nithi

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

Head of desk
Available Vacancies: One (1)

Key roles & responsibilities

  • 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;
  • 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 the respective 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/Diploma in journalism, mass communications or any other related field
  •  At least one-year relevant experience as a reporter / correspondent in a busy media house.

Essential Competences

  • Excellent written and spoken Kimeru(Maara, Chogoria), English and Swahili (Attach – Kimeru, English and Swahili 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.

If you are interested and qualified, please email your CV, voice demo and an application to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke by Friday 8th February 2019.

Clearly cite Job Ref No. HRD/RAD/COR/01/19. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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