Nation Media Group Luganda Reporter- TV Anchor Jobs in Uganda

Nation Media Group Luganda Reporter- TV Anchor Jobs in Uganda

Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited (ABUL), a Nation Media Group company, operating NTV and SPARK TV seeks to recruit talented and qualified individuals to fill the vacancy below.

Post:

  • Luganda Reporter/ Anchor

    Reports to:
  • Head of News Gathering

    Department:
  • News

    Job Purpose:

    To interpret and communicate news and public affairs in the most in—depth and insightful manner. Link the audience with newsmakers so as to gain and increase credibility of the station and widen its viewership base..

    Main Responsiblities

  • Takes instructions and briefs from the Head of News Gathering and News Producer on stories to be covered
  • Ensures that the equipment i.e. camera and video tapes are readily available in working order
  • Assesses the situation on location to determine the required pictures and sound bites and captures the images or directs a camera person to do so.
  • Analyses and broadcasts news received from various sources.
  • Present news on air in an eloquent, clear and concise manner.
  • Ensure that your conduct does not put the organization in disrepute.
  • Telecasting live bulletins and giving interviews from remote locations
  • Previews the material, takes time codes, writes a script to go with the pictures and gets the scripts edited.
  • investigate breaking news developments, such as unique phenomena, disasters, crimes, or stories of human interest.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather incisive and in-depth information through research. intenriews and crucial news sources or leads
  • Research and report on specialized fields such as medicine, science and technology, politics, foreign affairs, sports, arts. consumer affairs, business religion. crime or education.
  • Develop ideas or material for features or commentaries by “ analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences.
  • Write at last 2 blogs per week to
    NMG Digital platforms.
  • Send daily briefs and updates of news (Text & photo or Rich media) as it happens to the Online Editor to achieve the Digital/Mobile lst objectives.
  • Apply NMG Editorial and Social Media policies whenever posting any content on personal or company Digital assets.
  • Attends to viewers’ complaints, views and reactions and takes appropriate action
  • Undertake any other projects as assigned by the News Manager

    Academic:
  • University Degree in Mass Communication or any related field from an accredited institution.

    Professional:
  • Diploma in Journalism

    Experience:
  • 2 years daily newsroom experience, with emphasis on presenting, reporting and/or writing.

    Core Competencies
  • Passion coupled with a keen news sense
  • Possesses broad knowledge of local and regional issues and/or depth of knowledge in beat specialty.
  • Ability to work accurately and manage well under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Computer literate
  • Must have a good eye for detail
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Must be good at multi—tasking.

    How to Apply
  • If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit yourapplication, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line by 5th April 2019. to the Head of Human Resource, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at ntvhr@ntv.co.ug
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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