Nation Media Group present Opportunities for Kenyans in Journalism

A Journalism Graduate Trainee Program will be opened by the Nation Media Group (NMG) to provide more opportunities for Kenyans interested in a journalism career.

Application Deadline: July 3, 2021

Journalism Graduate Trainee Program Details

The successful graduates will be taken through in-depth and practical training in print, broadcast and digital journalism at Nairobi, Kenya. While the number of awardees has not been specified, NMG offers an eventual full-time position for qualified trainees.

Nation Media Group PLC is committed to empowering Africa through independent journalism set on key values. These enable them to provide highly desirable and engaging content that fits into people’s world. As per the media group, they are keen to identify curious, knowledgeable, and digitally-savvy recent university graduates to join their journey in media.

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Eligibility Requirements by NMG

In order to land a spot in the Journalism Graduate Trainee Program of NMG, Kenyan applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • The aspirants must have first degree with at least an upper second class. Furthermore, graduates with journalism, actuarial science, technology, business/economics/finance, law, political science or human sciences degree will have an added advantage.
  •  Prospective trainees must provide evidence of digital astuteness.
  • Interested Kenyans should also possess excellent writing and analytical skills.
  • Next, qualifiers must have thorough knowledge of current affairs.
  • In addition, these Kenyans should be self-driven and have the ability to work with minimal supervision while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Furthermore, aspirants must have a good command of English and Kiswahili.

Application Process of this Opportunity for Kenyans

Once you’ve doubled-checked that you have met the criteria mentioned above, you may proceed to apply for NMG’s Journalism Graduate Trainee Program through their online application webpage.

For further details about this opportunity for Kenyans, you may visit Nation Media’s official website.


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