Wednesday, 30 January 2019

2 News Anchor Reporters Jobs at Kwanza TV

Kwanza TV is looking for a competent, effective and energetic News Anchor Reporters based in Dar es Salaam

Job Title: News Anchor Reporters (2 positions)
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Overall Responsibility:
The News Anchor Reporter serves as the primary presenter and collector of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling ability using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms
  • Works with fellow reporters and producers in newscast production
  • Regularly plans, gathers and assembles stories on day-of news or special project assignments
  • Works with or without a cameraman to gather and edit compelling video and captivating sound
  • Coordinates with producers to develop stories that go beyond surface details, that accentuate unique enterprise angles, and have exclusive content
  • Develops and share with team a network of sources who provide tips, early access to information, and allow the reporter to break stories of significance.
  • Will contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day
  • Can juggle multiple stories and projects at once, demonstrates exceptional time-management skills by meeting all deadlines under extraordinary pressure.
  • An ability to summarise information into easy-to-understand components
  • Produce content for multiple platforms, including TV, internet, mobile, etc.
  • Unwavering journalistic integrity and ethical standards

Education, skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication/Journalism or related degree
  • 3 years television anchoring or reporting experience
  • Solid vocal delivery, camera presence, and clear enunciation
  • Ability to handle hard-hitting interviews or talk shows
  • Strong user of social media
  • Excellent reading, writing, spelling, grammar and organizational skills
  • Promotes teamwork and maintains attitude of cooperation with all station staff
  • Operate newsroom computer systems
  • Ability to operate mobile transmission devices and use latest technology
  • Has a valid driver’s license and a clear driving record

Application process:
To apply for this position, please submit your CV (max 4 pages) to including a cover letter explaining your interests/motivations to work for Kwanza TV and names of 3 referees, in MS Word or PDF file. In the subject of your email write your name and the position you are applying for.

Deadline: 15th February, 2019.