Ethnic Language News Editors

Malawi Broadcasting Corporation

The Malawi Broadcasting Corporation is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant positions that exist in the Corporation as follows:

ETHNIC LANGUAGE NEWS EDITORS

TUMBUKA DESK

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Conducting interviews for the news bulletins and other current affairs programmes for both Radio and TV.
• Compiling, writing, editing and presenting of Tumbuka and other news bulletins as assigned.
• Producing and presenting current affairs and other developmental programmes in Tumbuka.
• Translating and voicing important information for broadcast on both Radio and TV.

Qualifications, experience and attributes

• The Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least a Diploma in Journalism obtained from a recognised institution of higher learning.
• At least two years experience in presenting Tumbuka on radio.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Ability to edit audio clips and producing programs.
• Conversant with current affairs both local and international.
• Fluent and excellent writing skills in Tumbuka, English and Chichewa languages.
• Excellent translation skills.
• Excellent editing skills.

TONGA DESK

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Conducting interviews for the news bulletins and other current affairs programmes for both Radio and TV.
• Compiling, writing, editing and presenting of Tonga and other news bulletins as assigned.
• Producing and presenting current affairs and other developmental programmes in Tonga.
• Translating and voicing important information for broadcast on both Radio and TV.

Qualifications, experience and attributes

• The Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least a Diploma in Journalism obtained from a recognised institution of higher learning.
• At least two years experience in presenting Tonga on radio.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Ability to edit audio clips and producing programs.
• Conversant with current affairs both local and international.
• Fluent and excellent writing skills in Tonga, English and Chichewa languages.
• Excellent translation skills.
• Excellent editing skills.

KYANGONDE DESK

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Conducting interviews for the news bulletins and other current affairs programmes for both Radio and TV.
• Compiling, writing, editing and presenting of Kyangonde and other news bulletins as assigned.
• Producing and presenting current affairs and other developmental programmes in Kyangonde.
• Translating and voicing important information for broadcast on both Radio and TV.

Qualifications, experience and attributes

• The Malawi School Certificate of Education with at least a Diploma in Journalism obtained from a recognised institution of higher learning.
• At least two years experience in presenting Kyangonde on radio.
• Ability to work with minimum supervision.
• Ability to edit audio clips and producing programs.
• Conversant with current affairs both local and international.
• Fluent and excellent writing skills in Kyangonde, English and Chichewa languages.
• Excellent translation skills.
• Excellent editing skills.

Interested Candidates should send their applications, curriculum vitae with at least three traceable referees and copies of certificates not later than Friday, 22nd February, 2019 to:

The Director General
Malawi Broadcasting Corporation
P. O. Box 30133
Chichiri
BLANTYRE 3

Only shortlisted candidates shall be acknowledged.