Chongo - Journalist - Lusaka, Zambia

Kelvin Chongo

Lusaka, Zambia



  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp


I write and edit

Work History



Use of website content management system (Adobe-in-Design)
• Use of Photoshop to crop pictures for the use.
• Make subbing of the stories and handle sensitive stories quickly with great care.
• Assist editors by appraising the factual truth and suggesting crucial changes or editing in the news
• Deal with all kinds of editorial works.
• Correct the spelling and grammatical mistakes.
• Select the layout and news items for the newspaper.
• Collect the content for the publication.
• Peruse all the editorial works regularly to keep in touch with all the happening in the world.
• Develop new conceptual designs.
• Explore, analyze, and implement the stories.

Lecturer/Tutor University of Zambia (Solwezi)



• Teaching journalism, Public Relations, Mass Communication and other media related courses.


• Conducting interviews with readers, sources, and anyone directly involved in a story.
• Quickly collecting and analyzing information on any breaking news stories.
• Writing features and news stories and them to the editor before publication.
• Involved in picture selection and the layout design of a page.
• Attending press launches, meetings, and conferences etc.
• Answering the telephone on the news desk and dealing with any enquiries.
• Contacting victims of crime and persons who may have a news story.
• Following up leads for potential news stories.
• Conducting interviews in person and over the phone.
• Deciding on the content of the stories.
• Responding to tip offs.

Qualifications & Certifications


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