Job Title: English News Anchor/Reporter (FEMALE)

  • Company: Nation Media Group
  • Deadline: 28th June 2024

About the Company: Nation Media Group (NMG) is Uganda’s most influential media house, operating NTV, the biggest and most popular English-language television station, and Spark TV, the first female-focused and fastest-growing television station in Uganda. It also operates the Daily Monitor, Saturday Monitor, Sunday Monitor, The East African Newspapers, 93.3 KFM, 90.4 Dembe FM, and Nation Courier service.

Job Description:

  • Job Purpose:
    • Interpret and communicate news and public affairs in the most in-depth and insightful manner.
    • Link the audience with newsmakers to gain and increase the station’s credibility and widen its viewership base, emphasizing driving audiences to NMG social media platforms.
  • Main Responsibilities:
    • Take instructions and briefs from the Head of News Gathering and News Producers on stories to be covered.
    • Analyze and broadcast news received from various sources.
    • Present news on air in an eloquent, clear, and concise manner.
    • Ensure conduct does not put the organization in dispute.
    • Telecast live bulletins and give interviews from remote locations.
    • Prepare for breaking news developments.
    • Investigate breaking news developments such as unique phenomena, disasters, crimes, or stories of human interest.
    • Maintain knowledge of current affairs.
    • Research and analyze background information related to stories for complete and accurate information.
    • Gather incisive and in-depth information through research, interviews, and crucial news sources or leads.
    • Develop ideas or material for features or commentaries by analyzing and interpreting news, current issues, or personal experiences.
    • Apply NMG Editorial and social media policies when posting any content on personal or company digital assets.
    • Undertake any other projects as assigned by the Head of News NMGU and Producers.


  • Academic:
    • University Degree in Mass Communication or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • Professional:
    • Diploma in Journalism.
  • Experience:
    • At least 2 to 4 years of daily newsroom experience, with emphasis on writing and/or reporting.
    • 2 years as a News Anchor or Presenter.

Core Competencies:

  • Passion for writing coupled with a keen news sense.
  • Broad knowledge of local and regional issues and in-depth knowledge in beat specialty.
  • Ability to work accurately and under pressure.
  • Deadline-driven.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Excellent spelling, grammar, and punctuation skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks.

Application Instructions: If you believe that you are the ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV, and academic documents with a daytime telephone number as one PDF document, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line by 28th June 2024 to the HR Lead-NMGU, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at

Additional Information:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Nation Media Group – Jobs in Uganda

  • Industry: Media
  • Location: Kampala



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