Radio Africa Group Subeditor Jobs in Kenya

Radio Africa Group Subeditor Jobs in Kenya


Summary

  • The Star Publication Limited is a publisher of the Star Newspaper, a leading daily in Kenya. We are looking for a knowledgeable Subeditor who has background knowledge and experience in Subediting and is passionate about news, keenly follows current affairs and is seeking for a job opportunity. The Subeditor will be reporting to the Chief Subeditor. The incumbent will be tasked editing The Star Newspaper.

    Description

  • Writes for digital platforms and print.

  • Edits articles ensuring basic journalism principles (5Ws and H) and pyramid style are followed.

  • Ensures grammar, spelling and punctuation are correct.

  • Ensures articles are balanced and libel free (checks with legal officer, senior editors on potential libel).

  • Works swiftly, meets page deadlines.

  • Fills 'holes', adds context.

  • Calls correspondents as needed for clarification, extra information.

  • Writes catchy headlines.

  • Selects appropriate photos and attaches them to articles.

  • Places stories and photos on page for newspaper, changes style to conform to print style.

  • Liaises regularly with chief subeditor and training editor to monitor progress and for training sessions.

    Education

  • Degree in journalism, mass communications or another related field.

    More Details on Experience

  • At least 2 years in a similar position in the media or a related field.

  • Excellent in written English.

    More Details on Skills

  • Willingness to learn, adaptable, versatile.

  • Team player.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • A high degree of flexibility with seasoned coordinating skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Ability to multi task with a keen eye for detail.

  • Impeccable personal integrity.

  • Great attitude with excellent team spirit.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Radio Africa Group Subeditor Jobs in Kenya


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