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5 Feb 2018

Full-time Channels Television: Business News/Program Anchor Vacancy

Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Channels Television is one of the 13 independent television stations currently broadcasting in Nigeria, since the Federal Government deregulated the broadcast media in 1992.

The Company was licensed in June 1993 and allocated a frequency on UHF (channel 39). It began transmission two years later under the name Channels Television and now broadcasts to a well discerning audience of over 20 million people.

The establishment of Channels Television as a news station was in response to the yearning of Nigerians for a TV station that will among other things:

We are working with BBC to co-produce a lively, weekly current affairs Programme for Nigerian audiences. It will feature an in depth look at strong African stories, look at issues that touch the lives of Nigerians at home and abroad, deliver original storytelling and hard-hitting studio discussions and interviews.

The Job : Business News/Program Anchor

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Department :  Editorial (Channels TV)
Reports to : Business Editor / Controller News – Current Affairs
We are looking for a highly qualified, experienced and creative Business Anchor to join our service at the Headquarters in Lagos.

We are dedicated to building a multi-talented workforce and therefore strongly encourage a wide range of applications from relevant individuals in the Media and Business industry. Equal Employment Opportunity is top on our corporate values, regardless of background.

Are you that candidate with the right attitude and exceptional qualities we are looking for, who will effortlessly match competence and experience with our mission, core values and work ethics? Please proceed to read the requirements below:

Job requirements

You would be involved in :

  • Anchoring of Business Programmes and Business News
  • Production of Business News and Business Programmes including Special Business Reports and collaboration with the team on Research for the Programmes.
  •  Reporting Business events as Scheduled or Commercial Programming
  • Conducting interviews, Write Scripts and Edit Reports
  • Doing Piece-to-Camera and Stand Uppers LIVE reporting from Locations,
  • Voice-over for Reports and Programmes,
  • Collaborating with Non-Linear Editors to produce reports and shows.

Qualifications/Skills Required

The following will be required of an Ideal candidate :

  • Must have a University Degree (B.A./BSc.) preferably in Mass Communication, English, Economics, Banking & Finance, Accounting, Statistics or qualification in related field.
  • Post Graduate Degree/Master’s Degree (M.BA/M.Sc.) is an added advantage.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years work experience in this field.
  • Must be experienced in television broadcast.
  • An excellent knowledge of the Economy, Business, Investments, Markets and Industry: Money and Capital Markets,
  • Strong professional ability, dexterity, and agility
  • Strong, reliable and useful inter-personal connection/relationship with policy and decision makers, business leaders, industry experts, etc.
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.


  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Hard working.
  • Possess strong intelligence, ideas and skills to achieve results.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and drive through changes.
  • Result-oriented and proactive attitude.
  • Rational and analytic thinking.
  • Team player.
  • Time management.
  • Ability to work with deadlines with little or no supervision

Eligible candidates applying for this position must be able to live and work in Lagos.

How To Apply

Qualified candidates should please send CV and credentials detailing your skills, experience and interests, and a show reel or portfolio of your work with a covering letter outlining your suitability for this position to [email protected]

Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted and contacted.

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Job Categories: Media & Advertising Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: Business News/Program Anchor jobs and Channels Television jobs. Salaries: N200,000-N300,000.


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