Al-Ansar Radio & TV Live News Manager / Head of News and Current Affairs Jobs in Nigeria
Al-Ansar Radio & TV Live News Manager / Head of News and Current Affairs Jobs in NigeriaPosition DescriptionThe Head of News and Current Affairs oversees production and on-air anchoring of radio newscasts and public affairs programs.
She/ He directs the assignment of coverage for news stories; and covers and prepares news stories for broadcast.
In addition, She/He will provide editorial decision making and guidance to ensure compliance and accuracy, and that deadlines are met in a fast-paced environment.
She /He will supervise staff reporters, on-call reporters, interns, volunteers, and news staff assigned to special coverage.
The Head of News and Current Affairs is expected to
Direct the gathering and production or news content for broadcast and digital platforms leveraging the use of digital tools to enhance newsgathering and dissemination
Supervise personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel action motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance,
Ensure compliance with rules and regulations governing news coverage.
Generate assignments and evaluate news leads and news tips to develop stories.
Gather and verify factual Information regarding Stories through Interviews, observation, and research; ensures the accuracy of news programs.
Edit news material and reporter submissions; prepare and write stories according to prescribed editorial style and format standards, and serves as fill-in host.
Interact with management in the development implementation and maintenance policies, objectives, short- and long-range planning; develop and implement projects and programs to assist in the accomplishment of established goals.
Participate in the development and management of annual operating budgets and provide fiscal input
Monitor equipment usage and ensure the maintenance of equipment inventories.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Mass Communication, Political Science, Journalism etc.
Advanced Degree (Masters or equivalent) is preferable.
A minimum of 10 years of working experience in the broadcast industry.
Proven ability to develop and deliver news reports and programs on-air and online.
Knowledge of broadcast and web-based Journalism principles and techniques.
Knowledge of laws, regulations conventIons, and protocols relating to the delivery of news and public affairs content.
Knowledge of editorial and ethical standards for the research and development of journalistic articles and/or presentations.
Journalism willing skill.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of on-air and Online techniques/procedures, protocols, and standards
Knowledge of news and public affairs radio program production
Ability to collect, evaluate, and adapt news and public affairs items for incorporation into on-air and/or online content
Ability to make broadcast programming decisions within defined parameters
High level of competency in MS Office software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Knowledge and understanding of radio communications facilities, broadcast equipment, and sound distribution systems.
Knowledge of radio organizational structures, workflows, systems and operating procedures
Considerable knowledge of media and communication regulatory bodies and the rules and regulations, and laws governing establishment and operations of electronic media organization.
Familiarity with the culture and environment of Borno State and North East of Nigeria.
Other duties as required by the General Manager.
Application Closing Date
15th May, 2020.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV containing evidence of relevant work experience and qualifications along with a Suitability Letter of not more than two pages indicatIng the position they wish to apply for and why they should be accepted for the position to: email@example.com using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.
The position being applied for should be specified in the email subject line.
Only applicants that meet the minimum qualifications will be contacted for further screening.
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