Journalist Writer Vacancy in Kenya

Job Title: Journalist Writer

Function / Department: Editorial

Reporting to: Editor in Chief

Direct Reports: N/A

Targets and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring timely processing of news material;
  • Coordinating coverage of current affairs on a day-to-day basis;
  • Rewriting articles and developing content ideas as per the target audience of the website;
  • Meeting editorial standards of the new-look guidelines
  • Verifying facts and accuracy of all news reports before they are published;
  • Rewriting and editing copy to ensure it is readable and appeals to the target audience;
  • Ensuring articles have catchy headlines and appropriate photos or illustrations;
  • Utilizing news sources like press releases, radio, television and web reports to generate articles;
  • Checking content for plagiarism and authenticity

Skills and Attributes

  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent at research
  • Good communication skills
  • Good presentation skills

Key Relationships

  • Editor-in –Chief
  • Video Journalist Team

How to Apply

Candidates should send their resumes to with the title of the vacancy as the subject of the email.

Any application that will lack the job vacancy title will not be considered.

Deadline is 18th January 2017.

Communications and Media
Updated: January 17, 2017 — 4:42 pm