Akashvani, Vijayawada, invites applications for engagement of Part Time Correspondent (PTC) at NTR District (Vijayawada), Vizianagaram, Parvathipuram, Manyam, Alluri Sitharama Raju, Anakapalli, Visakhapatnam, Kakinada, Dr. B.R.Ambedkar Konaseema, East Godavari, Eluru, Krishna, Palnadu, Bapatla, Nandyal, Sri Sathya Sai, YSR (Kadapa), Annamayya, Tirupati, Chittoor districts on part time contractual basis as per Revised Scheme for engagement of PTCs (available at NSD website:www.newsonair. gov.in under PTC Guidelines section).
Essential Qualifications :
1. PG, Diploma / Degree in journalism / Mass Media or Graduate with minimum 2 years journalistic experience.
2. Age limit 24-45 years. (Age as on the last date of receipt of applications)
3 Should reside at the respective district headquarters or within a radius of 10 kms. from the
District Headquarters /Municipal limit in the district for which he / she is being engaged.
4. Knowledge of computer and word processing.
5. Possession of news gathering devices.
Monthly remuneration will be calculated as per NSD’s circular No. RNU / PTC Guidelines / Modification /2022/1426, dated- 22.12.2022, subject to satisfactory rendering of service to be certified by RNU Head. Akashvani with maximum limit of Rs. 9250/ – per month including conveyance and communication charges.
(a) Engagement of Part-Time Correspondents (PTCs) will be on contractual retainership basis
(b) The persons already in government service -Central/ State Government / Administration of the Union Territory or in any Public Service Undertaking (PSU) and member of any Political Party will not be considered for engagement as PTC.
(c) The selection process will involve an interview of the candidates on the basis of qualifications,professional experience, knowledge about district and state, current affairs, awareness of welfare schemes of the Central Governrment, acquaintance with Radio news, journalistic aptitude, writing skills, familiarization with communication technologies etc.
(a) On initial engagement of a Part-Time Correspondent, his/ her work performance would be monitored for three months, the contract will be renewed on a monthly basis. If his/her work is found to be satisfactory during this period, he/ she may be offered yearly contract till the candidate attains the age of 60 years. The certificate for satisfactory performance should be issued by the RNU Head.
The last date of receipt of applications is 4th July 2023 and the applications in prescribed proforma along with self attested copies of required documents and one recent photograph should reach the Head of Office, Akashvani, Punnamathota, MG Road, Vijayawada-520010.
The envelope containing the application should be superscripted with “Application for RNU, Akashvani, Vijayawada”
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