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News Anchor


Nairobi, Kenya

2 weeks ago

Job Description

Switch TV, an engaging, positive and progressive national general entertainment channel for young adults with the vision to expand internationally is recruiting. Reporting to the News Editor, the job holder will be responsible for anchoring news bulletins, conducting on location and studio interviews as well as general news reporting duties.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. At least two (2) years relevant experience working as a news anchor
  2. Must have demonstrated professionalism and positive ability in work performance
  3. High command of English and/or Kiswahili languages (multi-lingual on-air capacity is a plus)
  4. Must be a photogenic and camera-friendly individual
  5. Be familiar with public service news broadcasting
  6. Have an understanding of the media law
  7. Must be profoundly articulate in English and/or Kiswahili language(s)
  8. Must have a good voice
  9. Must possess good or basic research, interviewing and reporting skills
  10. Ability to work without close supervision and flexible beyond normal working hours

Education + Experience

  1. University degree in Mass Communication or a relevant field from a recognized institution