Rucruitment for Sub Editor (News)- Job Vacancy

 Job Title: Sub Editor (News)-
Monitor Publications Ltd (MPL), a Nation Media Group (NMG) Company wishes to recruit well qualified and sufficiently experienced professionals to fill existing vacancies.

These Challenging opportunities require individuals who are able to demonstrate a high level of Technical and Managerial ability in specific areas and pay great attention to detail.

Sub Editor (News) Ref: HR – E – 01 – 11 – 06

Reporting to the News Editor, the jobholder will have the following responsibilities,
 Checking and correcting selected editorial copy, headlines and captions for facts, accuracy, taste, house-style, language use, clarity, details and objectivity
 Editing copy to appropriate length, clarity and style without distorting facts or dispensing with salient points
 Selecting and editing pictures and writing/re-writing appropriate captions to enhance their quality
 Ensuring that Online content is written and presented in a format that meets web usability standards (i.e. usage of keywords, meta tags, alt tags for images, etc)
 Removing unnecessary details from copy and ensure that the stories are free of libel
 Ensuring timely publication and sign-off of online editions
 Developing and strengthening Monitor site as a medium of breaking news
 Updating stories regularly


The ideal candidates should have;

Academics – Basic University degree from a recognized University
A degree in Arts with a bias in Literature is of an added advantage.

2 to 3 years relevant work experience in the Media Industry.

Good subbing skills and an eye for detail are a requirement.

MPL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful candidates will receive an attractive and competitive package.

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please send application with a detailed CV stating your age, daytime telephone number and names of three referees quoting job reference number by WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 09th 2011 at 5.00PM to;

Head HR – Nation Media Group (Uganda)
Monitor Publications LTD.
P.O.BOX 12141, Kampala

8th Street Industrial Area, Namuwongo

Or by email to


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