Job Vacancies  at Mwananchi Communications

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Job Vacancies  at Mwananchi Communications Ltd Mwananchi Communications Ltd is a company based in Tanzania. Mwananchi Communications Ltd, engages in the print media and radio, and is the publisher of Tanzania’s leading daily newspaper, Mwananchi (in Swahili), and others such as The Citizen, Sunday Citizen, Mwananchi Jumapili, and Mwanaspoti.
 

The executive editor is Bakari Steven Machumu and the Mwananchi daily managing editor is Frank Sanga. Abdul Mohamed heads Mwanaspoti in Tanzania and Kenya. Sanga is regarded as the sports journalism guru in the region. His influence in sports led Kenyan media to start sports newspapers, such as Sports On and Game Yetu.Thomas Mosoba is the managing editor of The Citizen Daily, which has contributed much to socio-economic changes in Tanzania and in the region as well.

JOB TITTLE:ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR

Job Summary

To co-ordinate news gathering operations, obtain well researched and most up to date reports on daily events and ensure written copy meets established editorial objectives, journalistic ethics, house style and is delivered within set deadlines.

 
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Full Job Description

  • To make sure all stories are uploaded in our website/digital/social media platforms
  • Assist the News Editor to maintain a diary of events.
  • Assist the News Editor to assess political, social and economic climate and anticipates likely developments for coverage.
  • Assist the News Editor in briefing reporters and advises on angles to take on a story.
  • Assist the News Editor to guide reporters and writers on coverage and writing of stories.
  • Assist the News Editor to ensure that reporters write stories and deliver them within the set deadlines.
  • Assist the News Editor to review the written stories to ensure they meet editorial objectives, house style and journalistic ethics.
  • Assist the News Editor to monitor and guide reporters and recommends areas for personal growth.
  • Recommends main stories of the day and presents the docket to News Editor for the editorial meetings.
  • Responding promptly to news breaks.
  • Prioritize digital content by breaking the news on social medial platforms.
  • Adhere to the news circle; breaking the news, social media update, website story and story for the paper.
  • Adhering to Editorial & Social Media Policies as updated from time to time

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JOB TITTLE:NEWS EDITOR

Job Summary

To co-ordinate news gathering operations, obtain well researched and most up to date reports on daily events and ensure written copy meets established editorial objectives, journalistic ethics and house-style is delivered within set deadlines

Full Job Description

  • Maintains a diary of events.
  • Taking responsibility for the quality and quantity of the editorial content of the newspaper and online platforms.
  • Assesses political, social and economic climate and anticipates likely developments for coverage.
  • Briefs reporters and bureaus and advises on angles to take on a story.
  • Guide reporters, writers and bureaus on coverage and writing of stories.
  • Ensures that reporters write stories and deliver them within the set deadlines.
  • Reviews the written stories to ensure they meet editorial objectives, house-style and journalistic ethics.
  • Recommends main stories of the day and presents the docket for the editorial meetings.
  • Participating in product development meetings.
  • Monitors and guides reporters and recommends areas for their personal growth.
  • Recommending staff training or development programs to the Head of Content Generation and Product Editor.
  • Mentoring reporters, monitoring their productivity and general content and appraising their performance.
  • Manage reporters leave schedule and shift timetable, ensuring adequate staffing to maintain smooth operations.
  • Initiating disciplinary actions.
  • Ensuring delivery of the online and digital content.
  • Adhere to the news circle; breaking the news, social media update, website story and story for the paper.
  • Adhering to the Editorial and Social Media Policies as updated from time to time.

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