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Producer Jobs – Nation Media Group (NMG)

Job Title:   Producer   

Organisation: Nation Media Group (NMG)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of News Department: News


About US:

Nation Media Group (NMG) is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media. It attracts and serves unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Nation Media Group (NMG) owns The EastAfrican Publication which is a regional newspaper.


Job Summary:  The Producer will plan, coordinate & produce reliable, objective & authoritative news so as to attract the largest numbers of viewers and make NTV UGANDA their preferred TV Station. The job holder ought to understand the core audience and anticipate viewer expectations by proactively engaging in research.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive the Editorial content generation process in line with the Editorial Policy.
  • Brief, debrief, guide & monitor Reporters to ensure story deadlines are achieved within the specified time.
  • Edit news scripts, write headlines & make key decisions on story aesthetics in line with the Editorial Policy.
  • Ensure images & sound used in stories are of the highest possible standards.
  • Conduct quality control of content before broadcasts in line with the Editorial Policy.
  • Ability to deploy & effectively manage News crews on location.
  • Provide digital support with regular content as per the digital strategy.
  • Provide a daily docket to the general NMGU platform.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must be a University Degree in Mass Communication or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • Diploma in Journalism
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience in the media industry with proven ability to conceptualize, edit and execute television stories and an excellent command of English Language.


Core Competencies

  • Competence in writing coupled with a keen news sense
  • Possesses broad knowledge of local and regional issues and/or depth knowledge in beat specialty.
  • Ability to work accurately & under pressure Deadline driven
  • Computer Literate
  • Must have a good eye for detail
  • Must be able to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate unique skills set in managing digital media television production workflow systems.


How to Apply:

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line to the Head of Human Resource, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at


NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 12th May 2023


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