Program Producer Careers – Nation Media Group (NMG)

Job Title:   Program Producer

Organisation: Nation Media Group (NMG)

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Head of Production


About US:

The Nation Media Group is the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa with operations in print, broadcast and digital media, which attract and serve unparalleled audiences in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. As a brand, we are committed to generating and creating content that will inform, educate and entertain our consumers across the different platforms, keeping in mind the changing needs and trends in the industry.


Job Summary:  The Program Producer will conceptualize, plan for and produce TV programs that educate, inform, entertain and earn revenue for Africa Broadcasting Uganda Limited.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize programs ideas and come up with a storyboard and scripts for internal/external broadcasts and for clients.
  • Creates the overall aesthetic visual presentation and branding of assigned shows while following the programs guidelines and concepts.
  • Plans production with crew, clients, decides schedules and timelines.
  • Liaises with the technical staff to produce raw footage for editing in conformity with the programme concept and client brief.
  • Monitor in-house creative and technical units in the development, production and post-production of programs.
  • Create and manage the production budget of the programs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a University Degree in Mass Communication or any related field from an accredited institution.
  • Diploma in TV Production
  • Three to five years of production experience with emphasis on Television production


Core Competencies

  • Passion for writing Documentary and Reality TV shows
  • Possesses broad knowledge of local, regional and International issues and/or depth knowledge
  • Ability to work accurately & under pressure
  • Deadline driven
  • Computer Literate
  • Must have a good eye for detail
  • Must be able to deal effectively with simultaneous tasks
  • Excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate a unique skills set in managing digital media television production workflow systems.


How to Apply:

If you believe that you are our ideal candidate, please submit your application, detailed CV and academic documents with a daytime telephone number as one PDF document, quoting the position you have applied for in the subject line to the HR Lead-NMGU, Africa Broadcasting (U) Limited, Kampala Serena Conference Center at


NB: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Deadline: 9th February 2024


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Date Posted 2024-01-31
Valid Through 2024-02-09
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Nation Media Group (NMG)
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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