Switch TV Assignment Editor Jobs in Kenya

Switch TV Assignment Editor Jobs in Kenya


Reporting to the Managing Editor, the Assignment Editor will be responsible for the following: –

  • Oversees news gathering process (Editorial Desk & ENG Reporters) and logistics for all of our news platforms.
  • Takes strong lead in breaking news coverage and pre-packaged stories/ features.
  • Aggressively coordinate how enterprise stories are sought including actualizing documentaries or mini-documentaries.
  • Ensures that the Editorial Desk monitors social media and builds content for our web site and other socialmedia handles.
  • Reacts aggressively and decisively to breaking news with or without management present bearing in mind our target audience.
  • Builds strong sources in the community.
    Co-ordinate the Editorial Desk, anchors and reporters.
  • Working closely with the Editorial Desk and ENG reporters on angles to stories as they develop and packaged features.


  • The ideal candidate must have a proven experience as an Assignment Editor or relevant role with at least 5 years’ experience in a newsroom and at least 2 as an assignment editor.


  • Graduate in Journalism / Mass Communication or related field
  • Exceptional editing ability and analytics.
  • Forthright, passionate, self-driven, strategic thinker and meticulous.
  • Interrogates media law and ethics.
  • Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work odd hours and adapt to a shift rota.
  • Team player and ability’

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 18th December, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Switch TV Assignment Editor Jobs in Kenya

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