Reporter

  • Victoria Island, Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is an international news media company building a respected media brand, across television, mobile, and web. The company requires to fill the role of a Reporter to be a proactive, editorial, and meticulously organized individual. You will work directly with the Executive News Editor. to execute cross platform news coverage on national and global news.

Job Description

  • Report and write news stories for publication or broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a story.
  • Work alongside correspondents and producers in story research.
  • Support field teams with in-house production.
  • Research and analyze background information related to stories to be to provide complete and accurate information.
  • Gather information about events through research, interviews, experience and attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social, and other functions.
  • Investigate breaking news developments such as disasters, crimes, and human-interest stories.
  • Field producing opportunities.
  • Travel assignments for large breaking news events is possible. (Note: you could spend long periods of time in the elements - i.e. extreme heat/cold, rain, etc).
  • Occasionally write digital wire stories.
  • You will have a front row seat as history unfolds before your eyes.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree Journalism or related field preferred
  • Social media savvy.
  • Professional phone¬† manner.
  • Strong code of ethics.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong desire to work in the field and learn journalism from some of the best in the business.

Additional Information

Deadline for submission is September 20, 2020. Interviews are on a rolling basis to this date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Remuneration is competitive