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  • Posted: Jul 13, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • MyJobMag's goal is to solve the fundamental employment challenge in Africa which cuts across employer-employee quality and discovery. From internship coaching, career counselling, training to personalized job discovery, we are everything to the candidate. We made checking newspapers obsolete while going a step further to prepare candidates for the ope...
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    Reporter

    Our client, an online newspaper is urgently looking for a Reporter.

    Salary: 150k

    Job Summary

    Reporting and covering Abuja in all facets-Government, politics, business, economy, sports etc.

    Job Description

    • Collect, verify, fact-check and analyze newsworthy information thoroughly
    • Generating, and developing business ideas for our client
    • Proofread your work to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, etc.
    • Work on assignments and investigate news leads/tips
    • Contact, interview, and research sources
    • Maintain notes and audio/video recordings
    • Collaborate with other reporters, video editors, social media managers, producers etc
    • Stay up-to-date with the latest current events by properly monitoring news, attending events, and building contacts and sources for use in future stories
    • Attend press conferences, events, and file reports in a timely manner
    • Develop and publish weekly reviews, opinion pieces and reports
    • Edit and/or assist in editing and proofreading stories as assigned
    • Ensure published stories are fully compliant with copyright laws and are not plagiarised
    • Actively contribute to the success of the Content team by developing story ideas, sourcing exclusive stories, and making other innovative suggestions
    • Actively identify, suggest and implement strategies to increase the readership and reach of our website.
    • Stay keyed into trends and the competitive landscape to ensure that we are always ahead of the curve
    • Abide by the core principles of journalism, the code of ethics for Nigerian journalists, as well as worldwide journalistic ethics and standards.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    • Interested candidates should possess relevant qualifications and work experience.
    • Experience covering/ writing news, current affairs, and politics for a digital publication
    • Great networking skills to source news stories and secure interviews
    • Passion for producing exclusive stories with deep analysis
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Good knowledge of Google Workspace - docs, sheets, drive, slides, etc.
    • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
    • A lot of energy, passion, and enthusiasm.

    Method of Application

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