News Anchor Job Opportunities – Monitor Publications Limited

Job Title:     News Anchor
Organization: Monitor
Publications Limited
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Broadcast Editor
About US:
Monitor Publications Limited, a Nation Media Group Company is Uganda’s
most influential media house, operating The Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor and
Sunday Monitor newspapers, 93.3KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, Nation Couriers and the
Monitor Business Directory.
Job Summary: The News Anchor
will link the audience with newsmakers in order for KFM to gain and increase
its credibility and grow the audience by writing stories and presenting news
bulletins in a captivating manner.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Takes instructions and briefs from the News
Editor on stories to be covered and aired
Plays the roles of News Reporter and Producer
Edits/translates stories to ensure that they
conform to journalistic ethics, editorial objectives and house style
Rehearses the bulletins to ensure proper
pronunciations of words and names of people and places
Presents news bulletins, commentaries and
prepares and conducts live and or recorded interviews of guests and reporters
Touches base with newsmakers, aggrieved parties,
opinion leaders to give them an opportunity to be heard
Researches on various topical issues before
conducting news interviews
And any other duties assigned by management

Qualifications, Skills and
The News Anchor should hold a Diploma/ Bachelor
of degree in Journalism/ Mass Communication from an accredited University
Any Professional Postgraduate Diploma would be
an added advantage
A minimum of two to three years’ experience in
Previous experience in a media related industry
will be required.
Keep abreast with Current affairs for both local
and global happenings
Very strong mastery of the English language
Excellent communication skills
Ability to hold effective interviews
High standard of Integrity
Ability to follow through issues to closure
Planning and Organization skills
How to Apply:
All candidates who are suitably qualified and interested are encouraged
to send their applications, detailed CVs and copies of academic documents with
a daytime telephone number to:
The Head of Human Resource, Monitor Publications Ltd.,
P.O. Box 12141,
Kampala, Uganda.
Or via E-mail to:
NB: Only short listed
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 24th November 2017

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