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Editor Job in Kenya
The series will consist of 32 episodes to be produced from May through to the end of January 2014.
Required knowledge, skills and experience:
Bachelor’s degree in journalism or communications and/or substantial broadcast journalism experience in current affairs for TV and radio. Experience in on-line production an asset;
Substantial editorial experience gained in a major media house and a proven track record as a programme maker;
Demonstrable experience of location recording for TV and Radio;
Understanding of the technical and editorial demands of editing weekly topical series;
In-depth awareness of audiences and their needs, and the ability to respond with creative and viable production ideas;
Effective negotiating and management skills, and experience of recruiting, leading, managing and motivating production teams;
Demonstrated understanding of the regulatory requirement for media in Kenya;
Fluency in both written and spoken Kiswahili and English.
Candidates must be Kenyan citizens.
Candidates who meet the specifications should submit a covering letter and CV in one document to infokenya [at] bbcmediaaction.org with the job title clearly stated in the subject line.
Please note that applications which do not include both the covering letter and CV in one document will not be considered.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.