Radio Africa Group Investigations Editor Job in Kenya

Investigations Editor
Radio Africa Group the home of Kenya’s top talent is a fast growing and dynamic media company consisting of 5 radio stations, a multi channel television station, several digital products and one newspaper.
Reporting to the Head of Content, the Investigations Editor will be responsible for using investigative stories to strengthen the in-depth reporting and investigation projects of the editorial arm of the company.


Key Responsibilities
  • Conduct investigations into issues that are pertinent to the country and report using the top journalism standards.
  • Prepare news items on investigations in both long and short format.
  • Expose corruption and abuse of office and also do long form analysis.
  • Ensure that the content is accurate, simple to understand, literate, numerate and free from libel.
  • Check that all information is factual, fair, well balanced and upholds fair comment before proceeding.
  • Maintain the confidence of and protect sources at all times.
  • Degree in journalism or mass communication
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience working on the investigations desk
  • While relevant academic and professional qualifications are key, candidates who meet the outlined work experience are highly encouraged to apply
The Person
  • A naturally inquisitive person who believes that there is always more than meets the eye.
  • Ability to build excellent news contacts and inspire trust from newsmakers and other news sources.
  • Excellent command of the English language with advanced written and verbal skills
  • Ability to maintain high quality work while dealing with intense pressure and tight deadlines
  • Should be a team player with excellent interpersonal, communication and coordination skills
  • An energetic, self driven person of impeccable integrity and honesty
  • A meticulous individual with a keen eye for detail.
  • A visionary, results oriented and energetic team player with a passion for the business
Radio Africa Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will offer a competitive package to the successful candidate. 
If you match the above qualifications and requirements you may apply by sending your application letter and updated cv to so as to reach us by 2nd June, 2016. 
Please include your daytime telephone number and names and contact telephone and email address of 3 professional referees one of whom must be your former employer. 
We regret that in light of anticipated numerous applications, only short listed 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.

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