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Director, Kenyatta University TV & Radio

Job Description/Requirements


Kenyatta University seeks to recruit competent and dedicated applicants to fill up the following position:


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Reporting to the Vice –Chancellor, the Director, KU TV & Radio will manage and oversee all work activities at KU TV & Radio.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Perform all executive producer roles through planning, co-coordinating and controlling the production and operation of  TV & Radio
  • Managing, directing and evaluating the performance of a team of producers, programmers and designers to follow through the departmental strategy
  • Initiation, formulation and implementation of TV and Radio Programme policies and interpretation of National Policies affecting Programmes.
  • Develop and maintain attractive program schedules to ensure growth and sustainability of audience.
  • Oversee the station’s budget by developing and implementing sales and marketing plans
  • Planning, co-coordinating and controlling the production and operation of TV channels
  • Consistent identification of communication solutions, needs and opportunities for the TV channels
  • Proactively networking with local and international partners to provide a wide spectrum of beneficial working relationships to the University TV &Radio.
  • Participating in high level presentation at Board and Management level and represent KU TV & Radio interests.
  • Prepare periodic reports for management as may be requested from time to time.


A minimum of Masters Degree in TV Production, Communication, Radio Production or  any other relevant media studies qualification from a  registered and recognized institution with at least five (5) years working experience as a TV Director, Radio Director or Producer or any other comparable position in  print or electronic media 

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A Masters Degree in any other area with a HND or Diploma in Media studies from a registered and recognized institution with five (5) years work experience in print or electronic media

  1. Well versed with relevant legislations
  2. Knowledge of professional standards
  3. Must be conversant with contemporary and future trends and dynamics of broadcast media industry
  4. High integrity and ability to work without close supervision

Additional Skills / Requirements:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Leadership skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

The terms for the above position includes a two (2) year performance based renewable contract, a generous medical scheme, house allowance and commuting allowance. 

The applicants should provide full details of educational and professional qualification, work experience, present post and salary, applicant’s telephone number and e-mail address.

Copies of certificates and testimonials should also be enclosed giving the names and addresses of three (3) referees who are conversant with the applicant’s competence in area of specialization.

Applicants and Referees should write directly to:

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration)

Kenyatta University

PO. BOX 43844 – 00100 NAIROBI

Applications and letters from the referees should be received not later than 


Kenyatta University is an equal opportunity employer and canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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