Vision Group Jobs – Deputy News Editor Etop Radio

Organisation: Vision Group
Duty
Station:
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: News Editor Etop
Radio
About
Vision Group:
The Vision Group incorporated as the New
Vision Printing & Publishing Company Limited (NVPPCL), started business in
March 1986. It is a multimedia business housing newspaper, magazines, internet
publishing, television, radio broadcasting, commercial printing, advertising
and distribution services. NVPPCL is listed on the Uganda Stock Exchange, with
an expected turnover of over UGX 60 billion (FY 2010/2011).
Job Summary: The Deputy News
Editor Etop Radio will help in managing and producing radio news to the
satisfaction of the target audience within the group editorial policy.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
  • Oversee the day to day radio newsroom
    operations including; news gathering, editing and on-air delivery.
  • Ensure that news content and delivery conform
    to organizational, legal and statutory policies and guidelines.
  • The incumbent will oversee the
    administration work for the news room through the effective coordination
    with various support functions in order to ensure that the team is catered
    for to meet their basic requirements e.g. transport, equipment.
  • Circulate news (national stories) to all
    Vision Group Radios, Newspapers 6t Websites in order to implement
    integration in news reporting to reduce costs in operation and improve the
    quality of news at a low cost.
  • Manage performance and communication to
    the news team in order to enhance? team building, understanding of company
    policies and staff development.
  • Technically support programming by
    providing useful information to the morning and evening producers. Plan
    and provide information for the talk shows and presenters in order to
    achieve quality programming.
  • Supply stories to the website team for
    uploading to the website in order to give them updated news frequently.
  • Send periodic reports on newsroom operations
    to management to support decision making.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University preferably in Mass
    Communication.
  • A minimum of four years working experience
    as a journalist.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Ateso.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency
    in Microsoft Word and Adobe Audio.
  • Excellent leadership & management
    skills.
  • Excellent conflict resolution skills.
  • Possess the ability to work under tight
    deadlines.
  • Ability to work across multi-media
    platforms.
  • Good network with news sources.
  • Quick and innovative, with an eye for
    news.
  • Highly aggressive, outgoing and social
    person.
How
to Apply:
All those reeling to work in Uganda’s
leading media house, The New Vision, should send applications to: Chief Human
Resources Officer, The New Vision Printing and Publishing Company Ltd. P.O. Box
9815, Kampala, Uganda or deliver to their front desk at the main reception.
Deadline:
27th July 2015

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