News Editor

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Radio Mano Community Station

Vacancy title:

News Editor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Media, Communications & Writing ]

Jobs at:

Radio Mano Community Station

Deadline of this Job:

Friday, April 19 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Kasama, South – Central Africa


Radio Mano Community Station is a media institution based in Kasama, Northern Province which is registered under the Registrar of Societies on registration Number ORS/102/14/117.It is a Community Radio Station which is fully supported by the Community thereby making it a Non-Profit making organization.

The station seeks to employ a qualified News Editor to spearhead the News department.

This is a four-year contract with a possibility of extension depending on the performance.

Overall Purpose of the Job

The News Editor will be responsible for the Newsroom functions of Radio Mano.


  • To make sure that the News is factual
  • To make sure that the News reflects the nature of the radio station policy and is timely delivered
  • To edit news articles to ensure accuracy, clarity and adherence to journalistic standards.
  • Keeping up with current events and trends to incorporate relevant content into programs
  • Responsible for the newsroom and supervising a team of reporters


  • Must possess a full Grade Twelve Certificate
  • Diploma in Broadcasting, Journalism and Radio Production. Degree in Journalism will be an added advantage.
  • Paid up member of Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA).
  • Computer Literate, proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • At least Three (3) years of Journalism and radio production and administrative experience


  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Good understanding of standard operating procedures for broadcasting
  • Skills in audio editing, recording, and mixing is often necessary.
  • Team player with excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to help promote media ethics in our reporting
  • Ability to keep a backup of all News read both voice back up and soft copy
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and under pressure


  • Integrity
  • Time Management
  • Creativity

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: Associate Degree

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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