Careers

KENYA TELEVISION SERVICE
POSITION: Editorial/Digital Media Intern (3)
CATEGORY: Internship
DURATION: 3 Months
LOCATION: Nairobi
POSTED ON: 22/04/2016 CLOSING: 06/05/2016: 23:59.00 (EAT)

OVERVIEW
Kenya Television Service (KTS) is a fast growing Kenyan TV station, dedicated to giving viewers authoritative news as well as informative and entertaining content; all round the clock.

KTS TV is hosted by Signet; available on GoTV, StarTimes, Bamba and all Kenyan Digital TV Distribution Platforms. The station is committed to producing and broadcasting quality content that aims to influence social and economic sectors within the society.

Kenya Television Service offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate students internship opportunities at our Station headquarters in Eldoret and Nairobi through our Internship Program. Interns are matched with a specific department where they work on advancing critical projects.

KTS is looking for 3 suitable candidates to work with us as Editorial/Digital Media Interns.

The Editorial/Digital Media Intern will serve an integral role in supporting the News Department in:
• Developing, writing and editing news and feature web stories, blog posts, press releases and event scripts.
• Promote KTS content and News stories on the TV station’s social media platforms.
• Assist with administering and managing KTS TV Website and multiple KTS TV media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and our Blog.
• Assist in social media tracking/listening and community engagement/interaction.
• Participate in the media coverage of events and news.

Basic Qualifications:
• Communications/Media or Journalism Undergraduate/Diploma students
• Excellent analytical, writing, and computer skills
• Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
• Ability to work both independently and on a team
• Familiarity with social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, Blogger, Instagram etc); Blog experience and basic CMS Knowledge will be an added advantage.
• Ability to work both independently and on a team
• Must be able to work effectively under time constraints, and must have the ability to manage his/her normal workload.

N/B: The Internship does not attract any monetary compensation.

Qualified candidates to send the CVs to internships@kts.co.ke not later than the date aforementioned.