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Online Sub-Editor Job, Communication Kenyan Vacancies,


JOB REF: HR-OSE-06-2021

Nation Media Group seeks to recruit an experienced and self-motivated individual to the position of Online Sub Editor in the Editorial department:

The job holder will be responsible for editing stories, writing captions, placing pictures, and writing headlines for the Group’s web platforms in a way that confers with journalistic ethics, editorial objectives, and house style within set deadlines.

Key responsibilities

  • Updating the website and mobile platforms on a 24-hour cycle to meet targets for assigned sub-sections/channels;
  • Checking and correcting editorial copy for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity and balance to conform to the Group’s Editorial Policy, online style and search engine optimization;
  • Providing content for designated Nation Mobile channels to meet the set targets;
  • Generating creative multimedia content in keeping with changing news realities and convergence requirements;
  • Ensuring associated convergence elements are clearly sign-posted in print stories/pages;
  • Ensuring strict adherence to the 14-point guideline for production of web stories ; and
  • Adhering to Social Media Policy as updated from time to time.

Qualifications, Experience & skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Diploma in mass communication;
  • Three (3) years reporting or editing experience in a digital newsroom or publishing house, or modern communication related fields;
  • He or she must be mature, independent, self-driven and an effective planner.
  • Ability to write and edit, conduct research and interpret data.

How To Apply

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at on or before June 13, 2021.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.

Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Sick Leave
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