Radio Africa Group Sub Editor Jobs in Kenya
Radio Africa Group Sub Editor Jobs in KenyaIntroduction
The job-holder will report to the Chief Sub-editor.
The incumbent will be tasked with ensuring that the Star is lively, attractive, accurate, conforms to house style and is delivered on time to productionBachelor’s degree in Journalism or relevant field.
Two years’ journalism experience, preferably in a busy media environment.
Excellent command of English with advanced written and verbal skills.
Meticulous, a keen eye for detail.
Strong sense of ethics.
Team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
Place stories and photos on the template to fit assigned space in Design.
Ensure all page deadlines, production deadlines strictly adhered to.
Liaise with designers to ensure photos are well placed and templates adhere to the newspaper’s prototype.
Ensure that copy is grammatically correct and free of spelling errors.
Observe the house style.
Rewrite stories to place the most important and interesting information at the top so the story flows and reads well.
Must be familiar with pyramid style, J101 a must.
Write catchy headlines, kickers, correct captions.
Write sharp, lively and accurate intros that both draw in the reader and capture the essence of the story.
Exercise strong news judgement.
Be able to spot important angles buried in stories and elevate them.
Be proactive, suggest stories and follow-ups.
Be up to date on current affairs.
Call reporters, correspondents to confirm information, fill holes, provide additional information.
Do research as necessary.
Add background, a context where needed.
Ensure balance, fair comment and best journalism standards.
Be alert to potential libel, consult editors and legal adviser before story is placed on page.
Radio Africa Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package.
How to Apply
If you match our requirements or need a career change you may apply on the link www.myjobsinkenya.com/radioafricagroup so as to reach us on or by 28th September 2019.
Please include your cover letter, daytime telephone number, and names, phone numbers and email addresses of 3 professional referees as well as your current and expected gross salary.
We regret that in light of anticipated numerous applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Disclaimer: Radio Africa does not charge a recruitment fee or work with any persons or agencies which charge a recruitment fee
For more information and job application details, see; Radio Africa Group Sub Editor Jobs in Kenya
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