Editor – News & Current Affairs

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To manage the newsroom and oversee the production of news stories i.e. assigning stories to journalists, reviewing, editing content, and ensuring that the newsroom operates smoothly and efficiently.


  • Be part of an on-air team, giving radio reports at scheduled news breaks within different shows,
  • Analyse and capitalise various attributes and requirements of digital media to strengthen editor’s position,
  • Manage and produce news to present information with accuracy, flow, and within time frame,
  • Design innovative and unique solutions to optimize routine news coverage,
  • Monitor and use multimedia, nonlinear and alternative storytelling strategies to widen listenership,
  • Manage and edit content to cater to audience needs and provide detailed information for same,
  • Prepare work schedules, deadlines and encourage team members to meet targets to facilitate timely dissemination of content,
  • Design and implement coverage strategies to facilitate wide coverage,
  • Provide training to news reporters on how to select news for existing listeners and increase followership,
  • Coordinate with colleagues in the newsroom and other sections to define priorities,
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to obtain optimum outcomes,
  • Evaluate all news for authenticity and check with sources to ensure correctness of content to avoid legal suits,
  • To observe ethical guidelines in gathering, processing and dissemination of news content,
  • Collaborate with reporters, editors and anchors to facilitate efficient news coverage to strengthen Radio station’s position in media market,
  • Any other duties that may be assigned.


  • Grade Twelve Certificate,
  • Degree in Mass communications
  • Three (3) work experience
Application deadline
30 Nov 15:00