Mkarimu Careers - ACTIVE
Cultural Radio Host
Full Job Description
The Details: Mkarimu Radio is looking for an on-air contemporary Radio Host (with possible Zoom
meeting show and video presentations). This is an entry-level position.
IMPORTANT: The position is remote and requires you work from home.
University degree or equivalent in a related field.
Strong oral and written command in English, Swahili, Luhya and Kikuyu languages
In-depth understanding of the East African cultures and customs
Writes script, summaries and conduct live interviews.
Prepare, create and present current show by gathering information from news and social media
Reads news and current news to keep audience informed.
Records interviews of guest, musical or other famous or public personalities, and edits interviews.
Interview guests, and moderates panel or discussion show to entertain audience.
Answers phone lines and interviews members of listening audience who telephone musical
requests. Airs contests according to the specifications of the program director.
Plans and stages community events, including hosting and assisting at charity functions.
Attends live, in-person appearances as scheduled by the station or requested by clients.
Provides live reports from site of event.
Maintains and builds a positive cooperative attitude within the station and a strong personal
Sets up equipment for broadcasts and promotions at station remotes sites.
Ensures logged commercials, promotions, sweepers and any other programming element
essential to the station's operations are aired.
Operates control console.
Performs additional duties in small stations, such as production, assisting program director or
music director, operating radio transmitter or writing advertising copy.
Plays music as specified by music director and music log.
Must be able to produce own spots
Must be ambassador for the station
Develop community relationships
Able to blog about artist and topics from your show
Please email your resume plus an audio/video link of your sample presentation (no longer than 1 minute)
to [email protected]. No phone calls please.
We thank all applicants however only those short-listed will be contacted.