Job Opportunity: Diploma-Holding Journalists Wanted!


Are you a diploma-holding journalist looking for a new opportunity?

Planet FM is currently offering an exciting job opportunity to three young journalists with diplomas. Our radio station is based in Morogoro Region in Tanzania, and we have a frequency of 87.5 that captures the Morogoro Region, Tanga, Coast, and even Arusha. Plus, our radio channel can be heard all over Tanzania when viewed on Azam TV’s decoder channel 65.

If chosen, you’ll have the unique chance to work in the very heart of Tanzanian media. At Planet FM you will be part of a vibrant and creative team that produces innovative content for our radio station. This is an excellent opportunity to build your career as a journalist while being part of a supportive and encouraging environment.

About Planet FM and Our Reach

Welcome to Planet FM! We are an exciting radio platform in Morogoro Region, Tanzania. With our frequency of 87.5, we reach Morogoro, Tanga, Coast, and Arusha. However, that’s not all, because the whole of Tanzania can tune in to Planet FM by using a decoder on Azam TV channel number 65 on the radio side. And it doesn’t stop there—you can also follow us on our website planetfm.co.tz via the internet worldwide!

We are a youth radio focused on entertainment news and music of all kinds. We also strive to provide content that is youth-oriented and relevant to our listeners’ interests. That’s why we have recently opened up job opportunities for three young journalists with diplomas—so they can be part of the exciting growth of Planet FM!

What We Offer Qualified Journalists

Do you have a diploma in journalism or public communication? If so, Planet FM is the perfect place for you to hone your skills and make a living. We are searching for talented, passionate people to join our team in Morogoro Region, Tanzania.

Here are the roles we are looking to fill:

  • Sportscaster: You will provide play-by-play commentary of various sporting events and provide sports analysis.
  • Morning show host: You will lead morning shows with a positive and captivating energy that resonates with listeners!
  • Cameraman/Graphics designer: You will work hand in hand with the production team to create an audio/visual presentation that stimulates our audience’s senses.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who is multipurpose and can tackle more than one role. This is your chance to make a difference in your community through radio broadcasting! If you think you have what it takes, apply today!

Working at Planet FM brings several benefits that you won’t find anywhere else.

For starters, we are passionate about paying our employees on time. This means that when you come to work, you can count on a steady salary and never have to worry about not being paid your dues.

At Planet FM, we also truly care about the well-being of our employees. As part of our commitment to their well-being, we ensure that any work conducted is done with safety and by the industry’s standards.

Furthermore, when you work for Planet FM, your work can be heard by many people because it is a radio station that is highly listened to. With our wide coverage across the Morogoro Region and other parts of Tanzania, your voice will reach thousands of people who tune in daily.

Finally, when you join us as an employee at Planet FM there are various other job opportunities outside that you can pick up and still be employed by us. We want young people to strive for success, so we encourage them to carry out both regular jobs and other activities that can help them reach their goals.

Requirements for a Job at Planet FM

Planet FM is seeking three diploma-holding journalists to join its team. To be considered, you must present proof of the following:

NTA Level 4 & 5 Certificates and Diploma Requirements

You must prove that you have achieved a Level 4 and a Level 5 Diploma from the National Training Authority. This demonstrates your knowledge of radio broadcasting, from producing and presenting programs to understanding radio station management.

Curriculum Vitae Showing Experience in Radio Broadcasting

Your CV should demonstrate at least two years of radio broadcasting experience- including all relevant training and experiences such as script writing, interviews, editing audio, and more.

Demos Of Some Programs That You Have Been A Presenter On The Radio

To support your CV, we would also like to see demos of some programs or shows that you have been a presenter on the radio. This may include audio clips or videos of your work as well as reference letters from previous employers in the field.

Tips for Applicants

Are you interested in applying for a job as a journalist at Planet FM? Here are some tips to help you stand out:


Send an audio clip of yourself that demonstrates your public speaking and interviewing skills. Your demo will be a key factor when it comes to qualification for the job.


Outline your experience with radio or any other related fields in detail. Be sure to include any relevant qualifications and certifications you may have.

Cover Letter

Include a personalized cover letter with your application. Express why you think you are suitable for the role and what value you can bring to Planet FM’s team.

What This Role Could Mean for Tanzania’s Journalism Scene

By offering this job opportunity to young journalists with diplomas, Planet FM is doing its part to promote the journalism industry in Tanzania. This inspiring initiative is expected to not only educate the community but also inform them on a variety of topics. With three additional diploma-holding journalists, Planet FM could expand its reach and coverage, providing its audience with well-rounded content that resonates with its listeners.

The job roles at Planet FM have been designed to provide these journalists with the opportunity to grow and contribute to Tanzania’s journalism landscape in a meaningful way. In addition, this initiative serves as an inspiration for other radio outlets to recognize the importance of hiring qualified personnel, and improving the overall standards of media and journalism in Tanzania.

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