Online Editor (Broadcasting) and Online Video Producer (Digital) at Nation Media Group

On Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Nation Media Group (NMG) is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

We are seeking individuals with demonstrable experience in converged story-telling and managing news and information in a 24/7 cycle for the following positions in our broadcasting newsroom:

Online Editor – Broadcasting

Job Ref. – HR-OEB-10-2013
 

Key responsibilities:
  • Champion converged storytelling in the broadcast newsroom;
  • Lead multi-platform coverage of breaking stories;
  • Drive social media engagement;
  • Verify and correct editorial products for facts, accuracy, taste, housestyle, language use, clarity and balance to conform to NMG Editorial Policy;
  • Ensure NMG content is properly projected on digital platforms, including SEO; and• Ensure timely publishing to digital platforms.
Knowledge, skills and experience required:
  • University Degree in journalism or a related field;
  • 3 years news production experience in a busy television or radio environment;
  • Good knowledge of African current affairs and strong news awareness;
  • Experience in the production of a content-heavy website; Skilled in capturing and editing video and audio for digital audiences;
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, lead a small team and cope with the pressure and tight deadlines and;
  • Superior communication skills.
Online Video Producer – Digital
Job Ref. – HR-OVP-10-2013
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Edit, process and post video stories for web and mobile audiences;
  • Ensure NMG content is properly projected on digital platforms, including SEO;
  • Ensure timely publishing to digital platforms; and
  • Perform social media engagement on key accounts.
Knowledge, skills and experience required:
  • University Degree in journalism or a related field;
  • 2 years news production experience in a busy television environment;
  • Good knowledge of African current affairs and issues.
  • Skilled in capturing and editing video and audio for digital audiences; and
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and cope with the pressure and tight deadlines.
In Nation Media Group, we provide our teams with vibrant journalism opportunities, world-class training that responds to emerging trends in media, cutting-edge newsroom tools, and a management system that supports quality and rewards performance.

If you meet the criteria for any of the above positions and would wish to pursue a career opportunity with NMG, please send your application and a detailed CV online to http://careers.nationmedia.com by 7th November, 2013.

We shall only contact the short listed applicants.
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