Radio Presenter & Continuity Announcer, Radio Citizen, Job in Kenya

Key Roles and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will among others be able to do the following;

Research, plan and develop on air content, ideas and concepts in line with the station strategy and values.

On air presentation/continuity and acting on feedback from listeners.

Write broadcasting reports and execute commercial logs

Music research, identify and propose music that should be incorporated into the station sound.

Carry out outside broadcasting/Road shows and attend functions on behalf of the station.

Receiving briefs from clients/ marketers/ supervisor and executing accordingly.

Scripting, recording, packaging and producing station features

Creatively create and execute on air gaming elements

Cross-promote the company’s online & traditional product lines

Conceptualize and execute online campaigns for various projects

Experience in gospel show presentation and understanding of the Kenyan and East African gospel landscape


Ensure all social media platforms are updated regularly

Advise supervisor on new trends in online tools, applications, channels, design & strategy

Liaise with digital sales officers to create campaigns that can be commercialized

Skills and Personal attribute

Fluent in spoken and written Swahili and English with a radio voice & personality as well as an ear for music.

Able to work odd hours including weekends and holidays without supervision.

Must be social media savvy, innovative and creative

Have an understanding of Media Law and Ethics

Demonstrate professional approach and appearance including enthusiasm, drive, commitment, honesty, trust and loyalty

Keep abreast of evolving trends through continuing professional education in the area of digital platforms

Academic and professional experience

A university degree in journalism / mass communication or another related field from a recognized university.

At least 3 years experience as a Presenter /newsreader/reporter in a reputable radio station.

Must be social media savvy, innovative and creative.

How to Apply

If you find this a good challenge and you qualify, please send your application and CV to recruitment@royalmedia.co.ke. Quote the code REF No. HRD/CRFM/RP/7/2024.

Closing date will be Monday 8th July, 2024 at 5pm. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.