BROADCASTER (4 POSITIONS)

  • Full time
  • 1 week ago
  • Salary MWK 000 /

Job Description

THE CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF BLANTYRE -KUWALA FM RADIO 101.3 MHz

The Catholic Archdiocese of Blantyre has recently acquired a radio broadcasting licence

KUWALA 101.3 FM is a regional radio station owned and run by the Catholic Archdiocese of Blantyre It is an evangelization tool meant to supplement the efforts of the limited number of pastoral workers in the vast Archdiocese which covers the districts of Blantyre, Chiradzulu, Mulanje, Mwanza, Neno, Phalombe and parts of Thyolo. It seeks to reach out mainly the rural masses of this region and the youth Inspired by the motto “Lux Mundi” (Light of the World) Kuwala 101.3 FM’s broadcasts will encompass the total aspects of human social life.

Kuwala 101.3 FM will operate as a commercial entity for the church

Kuwala 101.3 FM Radio Station therefore seeks to urgently recruit the following personnel

Broadcaster (4 Positions)
The ideal candidate will have an all-round background in editing and producing public radio and a thorough knowledge of current events coverage and live programmes presentation. This position reports to the Senior Broadcaster

If you have some radio experience, an understanding of social media a sense of humour, and are highly creative and spontaneous, able to develop, produce, and execute on-air radio programming that is both entertaining and informative to the listening audience, send us your information

Responsibilities

Successful candidates will:

  • Assist with the audio editing process to ensure timings and volumes are within the program’s parameters
  • Edit raw interviews and recording sessions to public radio production standards.
  • Assist with preparation for interviews with various guests prior to scheduled recording sessions
  • Organize and fie interview notes, archive audio and program materials, and perform other administrative talks as needed.
  • Assist with contacting and scheduling guests and publicists for recording sessions, including follow-up correspondence

Qualifications

  • BSc or B.A. in Journalism, Communications, Broadcasting, or related field
  • Diploma holders with outstanding expertise will be considered.
  • 2+ years production and sound editing experience.
  • Competency in radio editing software, including Adobe Audition.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage time effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good public relations skills, particularly interacting with the public over the phone and by e-mail).

Application letters complete with Curriculum Vitae including three traceable referees should be sent to

The Director
Kuwala FM 101.3 MHz
Archdiocese of Blantyre
P.O.Box 385
Blantyre
Email: [email protected] Copy to: [email protected]
Closing date: Friday, 20th November, 2020.

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