We are seeking a highly skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced Head of News and Current Affairs to join our prestigious television network. As the Head of News and Current Affairs, you will be responsible for overseeing and leading the production and delivery of high-quality news and current affairs programming.
- Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
- Experience Level: Senior level
- Experience Length: 8 years
- Provide strategic direction and guidance for the news and current affairs department, ensuring the highest standards of journalistic integrity, accuracy, and impartiality.
- Oversee the production and on-air presentation of news bulletins, public affairs programs, and other relevant content across various platforms.
- Collaborate with senior management to develop and implement long-term plans, goals, and policies for the department.
- Manage and mentor a team of talented journalists and production staff, providing clear direction, training, and support to ensure optimal performance.
- Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, leveraging digital tools and technologies to enhance news gathering, production, and delivery.
- Stay abreast of national and international news developments, identifying relevant stories and angles to provide comprehensive coverage to our viewers.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, industry experts, and community leaders.
- Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and ethical standards, while promoting diversity and inclusivity in news reporting.
- Collaborate with other departments to coordinate cross-functional projects and initiatives.
- Manage departmental budgets and resources effectively, ensuring efficient allocation and utilization.
- Minimum academic qualification of MSc in Mass Communication or related discipline
- Minimum of 8 years of proven work experience
- Excellent interpersonal and people skills
- Proficiency in using collaboration and productivity tools
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