NTV JOBS: INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER

Friday June 22, 2018

Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, a subsidiary of the Nation Media Group seeks to recruit a talented and qualified individual to fill the vacancy below.

We are looking for an individual with the ability to develop and build a game plan that will drive business strategy and deliver an enriching and exciting TV experience.

If you value innovation and integrity and would like to join a young vibrant community within a large regional group then consider NTV Uganda.

1. INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER

(1) Job role:

To thoroughly research, interpret and communicate news and public affairs in the most in-depth and insightful manner.

The jobholder will investigate deeply into cases of special interest and stories that pertain to a wide range of topics.

Key responsibilities:

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, interviews 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.

Required Abilities & Competences: 

Basic University degree 

At least 4 years of investigative journalism experience with demonstrated results 

Must have in-depth knowledge of current affairs

Experience working in a real-time news environment

Ability to work odd hours in a fast-paced environment

Must have a good command of the English Language 

Have a keen eye for detail and be highly organized

Strong analytical, research, and investigative skills

Commitment and ability to develop suitable contacts for exclusive stories 

Maintain a presence for your personal brand and for your investigations on social media.

Interested applicants should submit a Capability Statement (2 pages max) together with their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the undersigned by Thursday, June 28th, 2018 Academic and other support documents that vouch for your abilities don’t have to be submitted at this stage.

These will be requested for at subsequent stages.

Applications can be delivered to the address below or sent via email to ntvhr@ntv.co.ug

Head of Human Resources, MPL| NTVU| The East African| Kampala Serena Conference Center, KAMPALA

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted