Fresher Luganda Reporter/ Anchor (NTV / Spark TV) Jobs – Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited

Organisation: Africa
Broadcasting (U) Limited 
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Head
of News Gathering
About US:
Africa Broadcasting
(U) Limited owns and operates NTV the number one TV station in Uganda.  We
are a subsidiary of the Nation Media Group, which is East & Central
Africa’s largest multi-media group.
Job Summary:  The Luganda Reporter/ Anchor will interpret
and communicate news and public affairs in the most in—depth and insightful
manner. Link the audience with newsmakers so as to gain and increase
credibility of the station and widen its viewership base..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Takes instructions and briefs from the Head of News Gathering and
    News Producer on stories to be covered
  • Ensures that the equipment i.e. camera and video tapes are readily
    available in working order
  • Assesses the situation on location to determine the required
    pictures and sound bites and captures the images or directs a camera
    person to do so.
  • Analyses and broadcasts news received from various sources.
  • Present news on air in an eloquent, clear and concise manner.
  • Ensure that your conduct does not put the organization in disrepute.
  • Telecasting live bulletins and giving interviews from remote
  • Previews the material, takes time codes, writes a script to go with
    the pictures and gets the scripts edited.
  • Investigate breaking news developments, such as unique phenomena,
    disasters, crimes, or stories of human interest.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories to
    provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather incisive and in-depth information through research.
    intenriews and crucial news sources or leads
  • Research and report on specialized fields such as medicine, science
    and technology, politics, foreign affairs, sports, arts. consumer affairs,
    business, religion. crime or education.
  • Develop ideas or material for features or commentaries by “
    analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences.
  • Write at last 2 blogs per week to NMG Digital platforms.
  • Send daily briefs and updates of news (Text & photo or Rich
    media) as it happens to the Online Editor to achieve the Digital/Mobile
    lst objectives.
  • Apply NMG Editorial and Social Media policies whenever posting any
    content on personal or company Digital assets.
  • Attends to viewers’ complaints, views and reactions and takes
    appropriate action
  • Undertake any other projects as assigned by the News Manager

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in Mass Communication or
    any related field from an accredited institution.
  • Professional: Diploma in Journalism
  • Two years of experience in daily newsroom experience, with emphasis
    on presenting, reporting and/or writing.
  • Passion coupled with a keen news sense
  • Possesses broad knowledge of local and regional issues and/or depth
    of knowledge in beat specialty.
  • Ability to work accurately and manage well under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Computer literate
  • Must have a good eye for detail
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Must be good at multi—tasking.
How to Apply:
All candidates
should send their applications, detailed CVs and academic documents with a
daytime telephone number, quoting the position you have applied for to the Head
of Human Resource, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference
Center at 
Deadline: 5th April 2019
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