Nigeria: Radio Producer (Local Hire)

Organization: Equal Access
Country: Nigeria
Closing date: 13 Nov 2016

Equal Access (EA) is an international not for profit organization (501c3), headquartered in San Francisco and working throughout Asia, Africa and the Middle East. A communications for social change organization that combines the power of media with community mobilization, Equal Access creates customized communications strategies and outreach solutions that foster peace building and social cohesion, women & girls’ empowerment, youth life skills & livelihoods, human rights, health, as well as civic participation and good governance in the developing world.

EA has launched AREWA24, a Hausa-language, free-to-air satellite television channel which can be viewed on Eutelsat Satellite Channel 16A/16 East Horizontal (frequency 10804, symbol rate 30000). AFDWA24 is locally produced by and for Northern Nigerians, and fully dedicated to the people, cultures, and values of the Hausa-speaking sub-region. With a slate of original and premier international programming, AREWA24’s goal is to create an authentic Hausa-language television platform that enriches the lives of Northern Nigerian viewers and projects the beauty, promise, and potential of Northern Nigeria. EA seeks to recruit a Radio Producer to help support the growth of AREWA24 and its Nigeria program

Essential Job Functions:

Duties will include but not limited to:

  1. Work with the Head of Production and Director General to develop and produce two weekly radio magazine programmes.

  2. To be editorially responsible for the content of the programmes

  3. To be responsible for all aspects of producing from scripting to pre-production, to overseeing post production.

  4. Managing the production team (presenters and technician) and logistics of production.

  5. Oversee the work of the researcher/reporters and ensure that they are delivering quality inserts for the programmes.

  6. Be responsible for delivering production within budget and allocated resources.

  7. To be responsible for the overall technical quality of the programming produced ensuring that all production is up to acceptable broadcast standard.

  8. Coordinate with and supervise the work of affiliate stations.

Other duties:

  1. Participation in weekly production meetings to review programmes delivered and provide input into the planning of future programmes.

  2. Providing feedback to researcher/reporters and making suggestions to content.

  3. Directing and producing the programme according to the production schedule.

  4. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Education (recognised technical certifications, OND, HND, B.Sc) in Media and Communication or related field
  • Experience working with Adobe Audition (Creative Suite) and/or other audio editing suites.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in structured radio production organisation (station or production studio) .

· Excellent oral and written Hausa and English skills

How to apply:

How to apply:

Application, CV to be submitted to

Title of position applied for should be clearly stated as subject of the email



  • Please note that we may consider applications and begin the interview process prior to the closing date.

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