The Malawi Broadcasting Corporation is inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates to fill the following vacant position:

District Reporters (3 years contract)
The purpose of the positions is to attain nationwide news coverage on our platforms and targeted Districts are: Chitipa, Karonga, Rumphi, Nkhatabay, Mzimba, Kasungu, Ntchisi, Dowa, Nkhotakota, Likoma, Salima, Mchinji, Dedza, Ntcheu, Balaka, Machinga, Zomba, Mulanje, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Nsanje, Chikwawa, Mwanza and Neno.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generating news ideas for Radio, Television and Online platforms
  • Covering news at District level and report on the same for MBC’s bulletins and other current affairs programmes
  • Covering breaking news and planned assignments
  • Providing accurate and timely news content for MBC’s platforms i.e. Radio, Television and Online
  • Reporting on a wide range of topics e.g. politics, elections, social issues, business, economics, culture, sports and current affairs among others
  • Meeting strict deadlines for submitting reports for Radio, Television and Online
  • Liaising with Regional Chief Editors on daily news prospects

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Journalism/Media Studies/Mass Communication from a reputable institution. A degree in relevant field is an added advantage
  • Those with past elections reporting experience will have an added advantage
  • Good interviewing, analytical and reporting skills
  • Sound writing skills with good command of English and Chichewa

Interested candidates should submit their applications with an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae, names and contacts of three traceable referees and copies of certificates by Friday, 8th March 2024 to:

The Director General
Malawi Broadcasting Corporation
P.O. Box 30133
Blantyre 3

MBC is an equal opportunity employer.