7 Aug 2019

Entertainment Reporter at Royal Media

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Royal Media Services Limited is seeking to recruit a highly qualified person for the above position. The job holder will be responsible for generating online news content for the Company. The ideal candidate will cover and update entertainment/features for the Company’s Online news platform(s) as a reporter. The reporter must be an experienced entertainment reporter with an outgoing personality and one ready to join our young and innovative team.


  • The reporter will be tasked with closely monitoring pop culture, the arts, celebrities, social media, youth trends and cover entertainment events.
  • Generate multi-media content that will be shared on eDaily.co.ke and social media platforms like; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok that reach the required target audiences.
  • Use online metrics to inform story choices and how to cover/share them.
  • Have a nose for stories that will engage target audience and generate chatter both online and offline.
  • Engage with readers through the various social media platforms.
  • Establish sources in the entertainment community.


Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Must have excellent communication & writing skills
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Understand media laws and ethics
  • Must be self driven, assertive, punctual and organized
  • Must have a nose for news and an understanding of how to package news for a digital audience
  • Must have keen attention to detail
  • The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of online technology and online news best practices and an appreciation of the business processes, protocols and controls
  • Demonstrate a professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty
  • Must keep abreast of evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms

Academic and professional Experience

  • University Graduate in Communication or another related field from a recognized University
  • Over 2 years experience in a newsroom; one of which must be at a reputable organization under a digital editorial portfolio

How to Apply

If you qualify, please send your application and resume to: [email protected]

Closing date will be Friday August 9th , 2019. Use HRD- EDRS-08-2019 as the email subject matter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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