Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Center for Communication Programs Radio Producer Jobs in Ethiopia

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Center for Communication Programs Radio Producer Jobs in Ethiopia


  • Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) Ethiopia is seeking applicants for radio producer role for Integrated Youth Activity (IYA) project funded by USAID.

  • The position holder works within a radio production team and as part of a larger youth-focused media development team. The youth-radio program is part of a transmedia campaign that addresses multiple issues related with Ethiopian youth. He/she supports the conceptualization and design of a youth-focused weekly radio program, scouting and production of stories, editing of different episodes as well as producing various radio PSAs.

    Specific Roles and Responsibilities Include

  • Support the development and design of a youth-focused radio program that can be broadcasted and/or featured in other platforms

  • Conduct research and interviews as needed to support the production of the radio program and other media components

  • Scout and identify youth from different regions based on agreed guidelines, to feature in the radio program addressing selected topics for each episode

  • Interview identified youth to come up with their compelling stories in relation to the topics raised in each episode

  • Serve as a host for the radio program and other media productions as appropriate

  • Produce and disseminate the program on assigned radio stations and other selected platforms

  • Ensure high quality production and programming using Adobe Audition or other similar, compatible, high-end audio software

  • Coordinate with other producers, relevant project staff, and other media producers within and outside CCP to ensure that the program runs smoothly and synergizes all transmedia components

  • Make sure that all messages transmitted through the radio program are accurate, up-to-date and appropriate.

  • Participate in
    editorial and other meetings related to the production of the radio program and other media outputs as required.

  • Ensure produced materials are reviewed in a timely manner and according to schedule giving ample time to incorporate feedback in the final production

  • Ensure the delivery of ready-for-transmission materials to the stations and follow-up (monitor) the transmission of the program at the designated station at the designated time

  • Perform any other related duties as assigned by supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Desired Qualification and Attributes

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5+ years relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge on social and behavioral communication is preferred.

  • Proficiency in English and Amharic, knowledge of other Ethiopian languages is a plus.

  • Creative and strong written and oral communication.

  • Ability to travel to regions to scout, identify, recruit youth and conduct interviews.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates with the required Knowledge, skills proven experiences are invited to submit their CV & application via e-mail, to

  • no later than September 10, 2021.

  • Qualified Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

  • (Only short-listed applicants will be contacted)

  • Note, Use "Transmedia Campaign Lead" as the subject title of your email!

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