Online Editor Vacancies

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Nation Media Group, the leading multimedia house in East and Central Africa wishes to recruit a suitably qualified candidate for the position of Online Editor in the Nation Digital Division, for the Coast region.

Nation Media Group is looking for a talented, innovative and enthusiastic journalist with proven writing and editing abilities and sound knowledge of current affairs.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Developing online content about the East African coast, that helps international readers understand the unique social life and economy of places like Mombasa
  • Checking and correcting editorial copy for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity and balance to conform to NMG Editorial Policy
  • Ensuring NMG content is properly projected on digital platforms
  • Ensuring timely publishing to digital platforms
  • Developing and strengthening the NMG digital platforms as a 24/7 medium of breaking news and
  • Updating online content in keeping with changing news events.

    Knowledge, skills and experience requirements:

  • University Degree
  • Diploma in journalism
  • 3-4 years working experience preferably as a sub-editor
  • Good level of knowledge of African current affairs, especially the East African coast and issues
  • Multimedia editing skills and
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and cope with the pressure and tight deadlines.

    Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may send their applications enclosing a detailed CV, names of three referees, day time telephone contacts and quoting the job reference on the envelope.


    The Group Human Resources Director, Nation Media Group, P.O BOX 49010-00100, Nairobi.

    To reach not later than 1st March.

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