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.
Qualifications
  • 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 hr@radioafricagroup.co.ke 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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