Switch TV Eng Reporter Jobs in Kenya

Switch TV Eng Reporter Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to the Managing Editor, the ENG REPORTER will be responsible for the following:


  • Generating ideas for stories and features and following leads from news agencies, the police, the public, press conferences and other sources
  • Pitching ideas to editors
  • Researching, verifying and collating evidence and information to support a story using relevant information sources such as the internet, archives, databases, etc.
  • Selecting appropriate locations, pictures and sound and exercising editorial judgment on the best angle from which to approach a story
    Identifying necessary resources and deploying and managing technical crews for location shoots, including camera crew
  • Providing directorial input, advising crews on what to film or record
  • Producing complete packages for broadcast
    Preparing and presenting material for both pre-recorded and live piece
  • Identifying potential interviewees, briefing them, preparing interview questions and conducting both live and recorded interviews
  • Collaborating with the editor to put together the completed program or item
  • Developing and maintaining local contacts and assuming a public relations role


  • 3 years of TV editor, producer or reporter position; experience in filming, editing and producing news
  • Graduate in Journalism or Communications
  • A thorough knowledge of news and current affairs in the Kenya, Africa and internationally
  • Strong writing skills,
    and ability to convey information in a clear, concise and conversational manner
  • Excellent live reporting skills and strong on-camera presentation skills
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends
  • Ability to interact professionally and build relationships and sources
  • Ability to shoot and edit digital video
    Strong research skills, including the ability to navigate online search engines
    Social Media & Multimedia experience

    How to Apply

    Applicants should submit the following:

  • A one-page cover letter, explaining how your skills and experience apply to this role
  • A CV of no more than 3 pages, including the names of three professional references
  • Please do not send copies of testimonials, certificates or any other back-up documentation.Apply by 20th December, 2018

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

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